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On March 1st we will be RiversEdge West

February 26th, 2018
After many years of brainstorming, we are thrilled to announce that Tamarisk Coalition is changing its name to better illustrate our focus of restoring habitat in the West along the river’s edge—the riparian areas that are critical to wildlife and communities alike. 
Starting on March 1, 2018, Tamarisk Coalition will officially be RiversEdge West.
Here's Why
Tamarisk Coalition was founded in 1999 as a Colorado-based grassroots effort focused on managing woody invasives along rivers (namely tamarisk). Over the past two decades, our work and influence has broadened geographically and expanded topically in response to the unique challenges faced in arid riparian areas and the communities that manage them.
While our focus remains on the American West, our work today addresses several additional issues afflicting riparian areas, including other invasive riverside plants, climate change, habitat fragmentation, and other stressors that may result in diminished biodiversity. Equally important is fostering communities and stewards well-equipped to manage riparian areas now and in the future.  
As part of this forward-looking approach, our Board of Directors and staff decided that a brand re-evaluation would better reflect our organizational values and the myriad issues we address on behalf of riparian areas and in support of riparian restoration professionals.  
What to Expect:
While our name will change to RiversEdge West, our programs and mission will remain consistent—view our recently updated Strategic Plan or our 2016 Annual Report for information about our mission, values, and programs. We are still the "go to" place for connecting you to information on tamarisk and Russian olive management, native riparian plant restoration, partnership development and sustainability, and much more.  
Please note that the following changes will be in effect as of March 1st:
  • Our email addresses will change to
  • Our telephone number and mailing address will remain the same
Thank you for being with us during this exciting transition, we look forward to another year of working together to restore rivers across the West! 

Tamarisk Coalition's

mission is to advance the restoration of riparian lands through collaboration, education, and technical assistance.