River Management Society

2024 RMS Award Winners

The River Management Society (RMS) congratulates winners of its 2024 River Management Awards, individuals whose achievements and leadership among river professionals inspire us. Ronald Stork, Linda Richmond and Travis Connot were recognized as winners of the Frank Church Wild and Scenic Rivers Award, Outstanding Contribution to River Management Award and River Manager of the Year Award, respectively.


River Management Society Announces 2024 River Studies and Leadership Certificate Recipients

Graduates launch river careers in fisheries, climate resiliency and wilderness therapy

TAKOMA PARK, MD, May 29, 2024 -- The River Management Society (RMS) has announced 2024 recipients of the River Studies and Leadership Certificate, a program offered in partnership with fourteen US colleges and universities. Nine students have completed a unique profile of interdisciplinary coursework and a field-based practicum in river-related science, policy, conservation, education, and recreation that offers the foundation of knowledge and experience required to pursue river-related careers.


Nevada River Trip Planning Resources Get a Boost

Latest National Rivers Project Expansion Includes NV’s Bureau of Land Management Rivers

TAKOMA PARK, MD, May 21, 2024 – Planning a river trip to America’s driest state has never been simpler. The National Rivers Project (NRP) website, a first-stop river trip planning resource, now features 24 Nevada river trips with the recent addition of boatable rivers managed by the Bureau of Land Management.


Video Chronicles Florida Community's Success Protecting Wekiva River

Southeast’s first Partnership Wild and Scenic River

The National Park Service (NPS) and River Management Society (RMS) have produced a video “Designating the Wekiva Wild & Scenic River System: Florida's First Partnership Wild and Scenic River” which celebrates the Wekiva River System, the first Partnership Wild and Scenic River (PWSR) in the Southeastern US.


Oregon River Trip Planning Just Got Easier

Updated National Rivers Project Improves First-stop Experience

Oregon river information is now more accessible than ever on the National Rivers Project’s recreational river map. In collaboration with the Bureau of Land Management, the River Management Society recently added or updated over 1,000 miles of Oregon rivers to the NRP website. This includes nearly 700 miles of Wild and Scenic Rivers, iconic whitewater reaches, and beginner-friendly sections.

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