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Our partnerships with conservation organizations have played a significant role in making Mad River Canoe what it is today.

Read on and follow the links below to learn more about these organizations. 

Grassroots Outdoor Alliance

Grassroots Outdoor Alliance unites independent outdoor retailers as a strong voice, to protect and promote the experience of outdoor enthusiasts across the United States. Local retailers are your friends and neighbors—support them and they'll support you. Local businesses donate to charities at more than twice the rate of national chains. More independents mean more choice, more diversity, and a truly unique community. That's why shopping at a Grassroots Outdoor Alliance retailer is the best choice! 

Northern Forest Canoe Trail  

A member-supported non-profit organization that champions and provides paddling access, highlights heritage assets, engages communities with their backyard waterways and is managed and maintained by community-based stewardship partners in the northeastern United States. 

Sierra Club  

The Sierra Club's members are more than 750,000 of your friends and neighbors. Inspired by nature, they work together to protect our communities and the planet. The Club is America's oldest, largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization.

American Canoe Association (ACA) 

Founded in 1880, The American Canoe Association (ACA) is a national nonprofit organization for kayak and canoe recreation serving the broader paddling public by providing education related to all aspects of paddling kayaks and canoes; stewardship support to help protect paddling environments; and sanctioning of programs and events to promote paddlesport recreation. 

National Park Foundation 

The mission of the National Park Foundation is to strengthen the connection between the American people and their National Parks by raising private funds, making strategic grants, creating innovative partnerships and increasing public awareness.

Pacific Rivers Council 

The Pacific Rivers Council is one of the largest and most successful river conservation organizations in the United States. Their mission is to protect and restore rivers, their watersheds and native aquatic species.

American Rivers 

A nonprofit conservation organization dedicated to protecting and restoring rivers nationwide (US). 

The Outdoor Industry Association 

The Outdoor Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 established by Outdoor Industry Association to inspire and grow future generations of outdoor enthusiasts. The Foundation's vision is to be a driving force behind a massive increase in active outdoor recreation in America. 

British Canoe Union 

Helping paddlers find British Canoe Union (BCU) training programs and coaches in North America.