Our Mission

To aid in the protection, preservation and restoration of the natural environment of the nations’ major rivers and their watersheds. Learn more and get involved.

Our Impact

  • Pounds of Trash Removed


  • Volunteers Involved


  • Students Educated


  • Trees Planted


Living Lands & Waters, an environmental organization that was established by past CNN Hero award winner Chad Pregracke in 1998, announced November 20 that it has removed 10 million pounds of trash from the inland rivers since its inception.

EAST MOLINE, Illinois -- A small, local non-profit just made a big announcement.
Living Lands and Waters has removed more than 10 million pounds of trash from U.S. rivers, according to a video they released on Nov. 20.

AUGUSTA — Bracken County High School biology students were given an opportunity to learn the importance of recycling while on board the Living Lands and Water barge on Friday.

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