The Sunshine Coast Rivers Initiative (SCRI) won the Australian Riverprize in 2011 for their long-term collaborative and strategic approach to community-based natural resource management in the catchments of the Noosa, Maroochy, Mooloolah, Pumicestone, Stanley and Mary Rivers. Part of the traditional lands of the Darumbal, Fig...

After the Siuslaw Basin Partnership from Oregon USA won the 2004 Thiess International Riverprize for their remarkable accomplishments and innovation in the restoration of salmon habitat, they embarked on a journey to share their experience and lessons with Pacific coastal areas in the Russian Far...

The River Thames won the Thiess International Riverprize in 2010 for significant achievements in river restoration. 60 years ago, the River Thames was declared biologically dead. Due to the work of the Environment Agency and its predecessors and partners, the cleaner waters and improved habitats have...

The Oxley Creek Catchment Association Inc. (OCCA) is a not-for-profit community environment group committed to bringing about positive outcomes for the natural environment and resources of the catchment of Oxley Creek through partnering, educating, advocating and participating in catchment management. OCCA believes that partnerships with community,...

The community-based Mara River Water Users Association (Mara River WUA) in western Kenya won the 2013 Thiess International Riverprize for overcoming significant challenges and successfully collaborating with farmers, community groups, NGOs, consultants and many other stakeholders to implement the Mara River Environmental Management Initiative. Following...

The Grand River, Ontario, Canada won the Thiess International Riverprize in 2000, and a Twinning relationship was formalised in 2004 with Los Algarrobos (Cordoba, Argentina)  a non-governmental organisation specialising in environmental education, community enhancement, and watershed issues to improve the health of the San Roque...

The Derwent estuary lies at the heart of the Hobart metropolitan area.  This beautiful and diverse waterway is an integral part of Tasmania’s cultural, economic and natural heritage. The estuary is an important and productive ecosystem and supports a wide range of habitats and species....

The International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River (ICPDR) won the Thiess International Riverprize in 2007 for significant achievements and excellence in river management recognising the work undertaken for the past 15 years to overcome political and economical obstacles. The ICPDR and Orange-Senqu River...

In September 2011, following 20 years of successful river restoration on the Charles River, Charles River Watershed Association (CRWA) won the Thiess International Riverprize. In January 2013, CRWA officially launched their Twinning partnership in Jarabacoa, a small city in the highlands of the Dominican Republic. The City...

Bulimba Creek Catchment Coordinating Committee (B4C), Queensland, won the Australian Riverprize in 2005. The area is dominated throughout by residential development. Whilst large scale industrial activities continue in the lower catchment, the upper catchment has some peri-urban areas. Fed by limestone springs, the immense Gregory River...

The Tweed Kenya Mentoring Program (TKMP) was initiated and formally adopted by the Tweed Shire Council (TSC) in 2004. This twinning project is unique in that the TSC have never been a Riverprize winner, though they have been selected as a finalist in multiple years,...

Following winning the 2003 Thiess International Riverprize, the Alexander River Restoration Administration (ARRA) from Israel established in 2004 a twinning project with the Ministry of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries in Burkina Faso, West Africa. The aim was to share knowledge and together plan how...