The Verde River and its tributaries have had many uses over time. We are working to restore habitat and flow to ensure that the Verde continues to flow for generations to come.

The Verde Watershed Restoration Coalition

FriendsVWRC_logo_transparentbkgnd of Verde River Greenway is the lead non-profit of the Verde Watershed Restoration Coalition (VWRC) a 2013-10-09 11.29.02public/private partnership to implement the Cooperative Invasive Plant Management Plan, a strategy to remove invasive plants from the riparian habitat of the Verde Watershed. FVRG oversee all phases of VWRC including field crews and private landownership agreements.

The Verde River Exchange: Water Off Set Program

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The Verde River Exchange connects Verde Valley homes and businesses to help reduce the impacts of groundwater use on the Verde River and its tributaries.

 Verde River Exchange


Cross Watershed Network


Healthy Watersheds Through Healthy Partnerships
A peer-to-peer network connecting practitioners through information sharing, collective capacity building, and collaboration across watersheds.

Cross Watershed Network Website


Private Landowner Participation 

Private landowners are a critical link in the success of Friends of Verde River Greenway and habitat restoration. Click here to read a few of their stories.