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An 84-acre parcel, the Rio Verde Ranch, is being added to the Prescott National Forest! This parcel contains a .6-mile stretch of our Verde River. We’re very excited that this parcel and river frontage will be protected by the Prescott NF and the Trust for Public Land. Read more at USA Today.
by Melanie Miles In light of COVID, we decided to take our Verde River Runoff VIRTUAL this year. We offered our supporters all over the country a chance to explore their favorite water bodies while paddling in honor of Friends. This was a unique opportunity for us to connect with paddlers and nature lovers from […]
“When two conservation groups prepared a “report card” assessing the health of the Verde River watershed, they gave it a C-plus. The groups will now receive $1.2 million to help boost that score, supporting their efforts to restore and protect the river.” Read more on AZ Central.
All about WINE! Do you LOVE wine? So do we! Friends of the Verde River works closely with vineyards and winemakers across Arizona in order to support a healthy Verde River. These partnerships help keep water in the river while supporting our community’s economy. By purchasing one of these exclusive Friends-partnered wines, you support a flowing […]
Registrants for this year’s VIRTUAL Verde River Runoff have some exciting things to say! “As a hydrogeologist, my career reflects my lifelong passion for traveling by, recreating on, and soaking in the beauty of pristine riparian areas like the Verde River. Fundraising for Friends of the Verde River is a privilege to be able to […]
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