RIVERE℠ will serve as a regional and global magnet for watershed research, education, and ecoculture.


Create a world-class ecological center designed in form and function to attract, support, and integrate scientific research into education, and public outreach.

Supporting Research, Education,
Technology, and Ecoculture

RIVERE℠ is a 501(c)(3) not for profit corporation that aims to join and complement the great environmental centers of the world sharing a similar mission to mitigate impacts of human population growth and global climate change on freshwater systems. Due to its unique location and associated pressing environmental concerns, RIVERE℠ is in an excellent position to serve as a regional and global magnet for watershed research and conservation by providing an innovative center that supports water research, technology, education, and ecoculture within the Rappahannock region. Click the tabs below for more information on the types of support provided by RIVERE℠.

Indoor and Outdoor Spaces

Rappahannock SmartRiver Initiative

Urban Best Management Practices

Art and Exhibits