Individual & Family membership
Why Become A Member?
A JRBP membership is the perfect opportunity to surround yourself with passionate residents of the Ozarks who #LoveYourLocalWater.
Your membership is tax-deductible based on JRBP's 501.c.3 non-profit status.
Check out the details of the benefits you receive as a Level 1 Friend - JRBP Individual & Family Member.
Member vinyl decal
With your membership, receive 1 exclusive JRBP member vinyl decal. This decal is easy peel-and-stick that can be placed on your vehicle, computer, travel mug, boat, and more!
Show off your love and support for our local waterways with this versatile member sticker.
james river explorer's guide
Receive 1 complimentary James River Explorer's Guide map ($10 value) showcasing cities, historic sites, caves, geological features, public river accesses, parks & trails, day trip destinations, streamflow gages, and wastewater treatment plants near the James River and its tributaries (Wilson's Creek, Finley River, Crane Creek, and Flat Creek).
Our waterways contribute to the beauty and vast opportunities to experience our Ozarks' region - the James River basin!
Written and illustrated to help explorers like you navigate our waterways while learning about the rich history, fascinating geology, and unique plants & animals found throughout our alluring and charming Southwest Missouri watershed.
25% Discount on
"River Hills Traveler" Subscription
When you join as a JRBP member, you will receive an automatic email with a discount code to subscribe to the "River Hills Traveler"magazine. Get magazines mailed right to your door and browse magazine content online. Established in 1973, "River Hills Traveler" is your monthly guide to the Missouri outdoors.
Attend member float
+ 1 guest
Each year on the first Saturday of October (dependant on rain and river levels), we invite all JRBP members and their guest(s) to join us on the river for a fun float! JRBP has a limited number of boats available for members to borrow - first come, first serve with reservations. Each year we hold a contest and 1 winner will receive the coveted Member Float trophy. Join us for this fun and beautiful fall float.
VIP Event Invites
Around the Ozarks there are so many captivating points-of-interest and important topics to cover that relate to our rivers, sustainability, infrastructure, recreation, water safety, and more.
Each year we seek ways to engage our JRBP friends and Members in new and interesting ways such as the "Swallow Hole Public Presentation" and visits to a nearly 100% sustainable home within Springfield, Missouri. Many times, Members receive VIP perks at these events!