Envisioning clean water for you,
your children, and your grandchildren.

 

The James River Basin Partnership (JRBP) is a grassroots, not-for-profit, 501(c)3 organization working to improve and protect the water quality of the springs, streams, rivers, and lakes in the James River watershed which
consists of almost a million acres of land in portions of eight counties.

 

 
This is the southwest Missouri watershed map of the James River watershed. Note: "Basin" also means "watershed." A watershed is an entire river system. It is is an area of land where all the rain and tributaries drain to one common body of water - like a river. In our basin, it flows to the James River then into Table Rock Lake.

This is the southwest Missouri watershed map of the James River watershed. Note: "Basin" also means "watershed." A watershed is an entire river system. It is is an area of land where all the rain and tributaries drain to one common body of water - like a river. In our basin, it flows to the James River then into Table Rock Lake.

 

WIN A STAND UP PADDLEBOARD

What's "SUP"? Why, a raffle featuring a Finley Stand Up Paddle Board package from our fellow water warriors at Ozark River Walkers! Tickets are $25, and all proceeds go to help with JRBP's mission of clean Ozarks waters for you and future generations. The winning ticket will be drawn on December 1, 2019!

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MEMBER FLOAT

Join your fellow JRBP members on our annual member float. Borrow a canoe or bring your own boat — canoes available for reservation on a first-come, first-serve basis. It’s always fun to connect with fellow “water warriors” and experience the natural beauty of the James up close! And if you’re not a member, join today!

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JORDAN CREEK MEMBER TOUR

Join fellow JRBP members as we explore Springfield's history through the channel of Jordan Creek with local water-warrior and expert Loring Bullard! Bring your waders, rubber boots and a sense of adventure as we learn more about why the Jordan was "boxed" and what impact that has on it and other area streams. Please no open toed-shoes. We encourage you to bring refillable water bottles. Not a JRBP member? Click here for more information!

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RIPPLE EFFECT CONFERENCE

Ten years ago, the first Ripple Effect Conference introduced new ideas in green development to protect our Ozarks waters. How have these concepts been applied? What do we need to know going forward to ensure a healthy future and clean water? Stay tuned for registration coming soon!

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