When posed the question of what river stewardship is, there are many words that initially come to mind. These include service, leadership, wellness, effort, community, bonds, water, protection and many others. But there is one word that in particular stands out to me: understanding.
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Leone, Gillian, "On River Stewardship" (2022). Rivers Institute Blog Archive. 320.