Protecting the rivers of southern Oregon and northern California from development. 


We are a grassroots nonprofit dedicated to nurturing relationships, understanding local values, articulating threats and presenting solutions for conservation efforts on the Wild Rivers Coast. 

“God never made an ugly landscape. All that the sun shines on is beautiful, so long as it is wild.”
— John Muir

What We've Achieved

  • Advocated for designating the Chetco as a State Scenic Waterway
  • Involved with League of Women Voters Study on Nickel Mining
  • Achieved 501(c)(3) status
  • Collaborated with politicians and other nonprofit organizations to oppose nickel mining on the Rogue, Smith and Illinois Rivers