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Veteran Accessibility to Public Lands Inspires Roundtable Discussion with U.S. Secretary of Interior

The benefits of outdoor recreational therapy for veterans took center stage last week in Washington, D.C., as U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke hosted a meeting with veteran service organizations about making public lands more accessible to veterans.

Veteran Accessibility to Public Lands U.S. Secretary of the

2017-11-06T17:48:31+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Veteran Accessibility to Public Lands Inspires Roundtable Discussion with U.S. Secretary of Interior

D.C. Leaders and Members of Congress Come Together to Support Wounded Veterans

Rivers of Recovery hosted our annual Washington, D.C., fundraiser on October 3 at the Observatory at America’s Square, bringing members of Congress together with community and business leaders to express their support for wounded U.S. combat veterans.

Ellison Barber, FOX News correspondent Special thanks to Ellison Barber, FOX

2017-10-23T19:53:15+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on D.C. Leaders and Members of Congress Come Together to Support Wounded Veterans

Experience a Rivers of Recovery Trip on the McKenzie River in Oregon

There’s something magical about a Rivers of Recovery trip. We wish every RoR supporter could experience it. So here’s the next best thing—a short video from our recent trip on the McKenzie River in Oregon.

Rivers of Recovery trips are made possible by our supporters. From the fishing licenses to the lodging and everything in between—your

2017-10-09T20:07:45+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Experience a Rivers of Recovery Trip on the McKenzie River in Oregon

Veterans Gear Up to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

When the rain started, they didn’t think much about it.

“Hey it’s a bit of rain. No big deal,” they said.

But it became a very big deal as Hurricane Harvey flooded the Houston area, with some areas receiving 50+ inches of rain, leaving thousands of residents stranded without basic necessities.

This group of friends, mostly military

2017-09-13T17:13:28+00:00 September 13th, 2017|2 Comments

Scientific Research Measures Fly Fishing’s Ability to Help Vets Heal

While fly fishing’s positive effects on veteran recovery is widely supported by personal testimony, Rivers of Recovery wanted to prove it. So, we did a scientific research study to measure how fly fishing affects our participants, both physically and emotionally.

Research on fly fishing's affect on veteran rehabilitation and recovery.

2018-08-27T16:16:56+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Scientific Research Measures Fly Fishing’s Ability to Help Vets Heal

We’re Looking for a Few Good Sponsors

Sponsors for Golf TournamentInterested in an easy and fun way to help veterans? Rivers of Recovery needs sponsors for our upcoming Golf Tournament at the Mill River Country Club in Stratford, Connecticut on September 21, 2017.

Sponsorship opportunities range from $50 to $1200. Or, if you’re in the area,

2017-07-19T15:33:23+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Comments Off on We’re Looking for a Few Good Sponsors

Volunteers Help Veterans Reconnect with Their Communities

Volunteers are an essential part of each Rivers of Recovery trip. While some are vets themselves, others don’t have any military experience.

Rivers of Recovery Volunteers Rivers of Recovery volunteers often find the trips change their own perspective as well.

Our volunteers help in ways far beyond logistics

2017-06-13T19:45:58+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Volunteers Help Veterans Reconnect with Their Communities