Putting Green to Work

Geographical Focus: 
American Rivers
Published Date: 
September 2, 2010

Introduces the idea of ‘bright green’ infrastructure—projects that protect, restore or replicate natural function or that create real reductions in water use, and provide additional benefits. Advocates for expanding the Green Project Reserve to meet demand for GSI projects, and for focusing the funding on the types of projects that maximize multiple benefits.

American Rivers is a leading national organization standing up for healthy rivers so communities can thrive. American Rivers protects and restores America’s rivers for the benefit of people, wildlife and nature.  Founded in 1973, American Rivers has more than 65,000 members and supporters nationwide, with offices in Washington, DC and the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast, Midwest, Southeast, California and Northwest regions.