We believe that everyone should be able to swim and fish in healthy rivers and lakes and drink clean water from our wells.

Learn more and join us!

Our Vision and Values

Clean River Partners is an environmental non-profit based in Northfield, MN dedicated to inspiring people and organizations to value, protect, and improve the Cannon River Watershed’s land and water. In order to serve the community in constructive ways, we focus on three core values: Resilience, Equity, and Engagement.

Join Us for the 14th Annual Cannon River Watershed-Wide CleanUP Sept. 17th!

Gather with your neighbors and friends to clean up the Cannon and Straight Rivers and area lakes at the Cannon River Watershed-Wide CleanUP, Saturday, Sept. 17th in Northfield (2 locations), Faribault, Medford, Owatonna, Waterville, Shields Lake, and Cannon Falls.

To learn more and to sign up, Click HERE.

Win a “Canoe Full of Brew”

Do you like canoeing?
Do you like locally brewed beverages?

This summer’s Clean River Partners Fundraiser is a chance for you to win a “Canoe Full of Brew” 

One lucky participant will win a 17′ Alumacraft Canoe, 4 paddles, 4 lifejackets, and a supply of locally brewed adult beverages. Winner must be 21 or older to receive the brew. 

How to you enter?
Join Clean River Partners as a Monthly Donor at the $5 a month (or higher) level OR Donate an Additional $60 between now and Oct. 1, 2022.

CLICK HERE to donate and enter the drawing.

What if I’m Already a Monthly Donor? 
First of all, thank you for being a Monthly Donor. Monthly Donors provide critical support for our Clean River projects throughout the year. If you’d like to take part in this fundraiser you could make a one-time $60 donation. 
CLICK HERE to donate and enter the drawing.

When Do You Draw A Winner?
The fundraiser runs from June 1st to Oct. 1st, 2022. On or around Oct. 2nd, staff will put all participant’s names into a bowl and draw a random winner. 

Contact Kevin Strauss at kevin@cleanriverpartners.org

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Clean River Partners Updates and Newsletters

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See Our Upcoming Events!

Check out our monthly calendar and our Events Page here to see what we’re up to.

Our Video of The Month

Check out this video produced by Clean River Partners and the City of Northfield with advice on how to conserve water in your home!