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RoR Collaborates with Cornell University’s Department of Natural Resources to Expand Veteran Recovery Research

Rivers of Recovery (RoR) is pleased to announce a collaboration with Cornell University’s Department of Natural Resources (WWRx Tidball Lab) to expand our research on fly fishing as an effective treatment for PTSD, mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), depression and anxiety disorders for Veterans.

While fly fishing’s positive effects on Veteran recovery

2020-03-05T20:55:44+00:00March 5th, 2020|Comments Off on RoR Collaborates with Cornell University’s Department of Natural Resources to Expand Veteran Recovery Research

Veterans Day 2019 Prime Discount

Starting today and running through Nov. 11, 2019, veterans, active-duty troops and Guard and Reserve members can get a one-year Amazon Prime membership for $79 — that’s $40 off the regular price.

AND if you already have an account, you can renew your Prime membership at the lower rate. To sign up for the discount, Amazon

2019-11-06T22:33:45+00:00November 6th, 2019|Comments Off on Veterans Day 2019 Prime Discount

Exide Donation Enables More Wounded Combat Veterans to Participate in Rivers of Recovery’s Recreational Therapy Programs

Rivers of Recovery is pleased to announce that Exide Technologies donated $10,000 to support wounded U.S. combat veterans participating in Rivers of Recovery programs. The donation will directly support combat veterans suffering with post-traumatic stress, mild traumatic brain injury, and other psychological wounds of war.

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2019-10-14T18:24:44+00:00October 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Exide Donation Enables More Wounded Combat Veterans to Participate in Rivers of Recovery’s Recreational Therapy Programs

Stars & Stripes Charity Fishing Tournament Supports Injured Military Veterans

The Stars & Stripes Charity Fishing Tournament was held June 13-14, 2019, in Newburg, Maryland. All proceeds from the event directly benefited Rivers of Recovery.

Stars & Stripes Charity Fishing Tournament Supports Wounded Military Veterans Mid River Guide Service hosted the tournament. Rivers

2019-08-20T22:08:14+00:00August 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Stars & Stripes Charity Fishing Tournament Supports Injured Military Veterans

Public Lands Access Key for Combat Veteran Recovery

The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (TRCP) recently interviewed Rivers of Recovery leaders about the need for public lands access. It’s a topic of particular importance for programs like RoR.

Access to Public Lands for Veterans Access to public lands is vital for programs like Rivers of Recovery to

2019-08-14T13:05:25+00:00August 13th, 2019|Comments Off on Public Lands Access Key for Combat Veteran Recovery

Caddis Fly Angling Shop Helps Combat Veterans Discover the Sport

Perhaps no one has a better understanding of the intricacies of fly fishing—and why it’s such a powerful way to heal from trauma—than the people who share their love of the sport with our veterans.

The Caddis Fly Angling Shop has supported local Rivers of Recovery trips for the past seven
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2019-08-06T23:47:14+00:00August 6th, 2019|Comments Off on Caddis Fly Angling Shop Helps Combat Veterans Discover the Sport

WWII Veteran Inspires Rivers of Recovery Scholarship

Alan E. Olsen received the Bronze Star for his service in the U.S. Army during WWII. He shared his experience with other veterans on our recent Michigan trip.

Alan E. Olsen Scholarship Fund

Alan E. Olsen has seen history with his own eyes. From the Battle of the Bulge

2019-07-29T15:02:00+00:00July 24th, 2019|Comments Off on WWII Veteran Inspires Rivers of Recovery Scholarship

Arkansas Veterans Fish the White River

Rivers of Recovery held its annual Arkansas trip May 9-12, 2019, on the White River.

The trip was made possible by Arkansas community members, who helped raise funds to support the Rivers of Recovery program for combat veterans in the region.

Spearheaded by our own Levi Crawford—former RoR participant and current RoR marketing director—the trip built

2019-06-28T21:39:03+00:00June 28th, 2019|Comments Off on Arkansas Veterans Fish the White River