Twenty-seven conservation and outdoor recreation NGOs announced their support for the Urban Water Federal Partnership, a collaboration of 14 federal agencies that aims to boost local economies and create jobs by restoring waterways and their surrounding communities.

The NGOs and other partners are committing to work together “to restore urban waters, parks and green spaces; increase outdoor recreation; engage youth and residents at pilot sites; and create new initiatives or projects nationally or at the state or local levels that achieve complementary results.”  Read more here.