SUPPORTERS

THANK YOU to the many individuals and organizations that support the Conservancy's mission and vision and work toward the same goals. Donors will be listed for one year from their donation.

The Kings River Conservancy is a 501(c)3 public benefit corporation and all donations are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.

Diamond Supporter ($1,000 and above)

Don and Sally Clark Foundation

John and Gail Gray

James and Coke Hallowell

Nancy Jones

Kings River Conservation District

Kings River Water Association

Susan and Hank Urbach

Vulcan Materials

Sapphire ($500-$749)

Donn Furman 

   and Cynthia Fialho

Jim Ishimaru

Michael Linton
Ingrid and Tim Morris

John and Jolene Telles

Kenneth and Sally Zech

Emerald ($250-$499)

Terrance Allen

   and Kim Thorburn

Hillary Chittick

Kay Cummings

David and Terry Gilmore

William Hedrick

Linda Hurst

Laird Family Foundation

Linda Salwasser

Stuart and Lisa Woolf

Amethyst ($100-$249)

Rick and Gayle Barton

Tom Biglione

Patrick and Wendy Carroll

Genny Church

Philip Decker

Chris and Jenny Delgado

Steven Diaz

Arthur Dyson

Heidi Isner

Helen Kerz

Arthur and Carol Krehbiel

Elise and Larry Layne

John McDaniel

Robert McParland

T. Russell Mitchell

Mike and Georgia Murach

George and Jenny Parchman

Patty Parks

Rod Riffel

Jill Rosenberg

  and Walt Sheppard

JoAnn Schmidt

Alex Sherrifs and Joan Rubinstein

Patricia Shubin

Obie Silverwood

Vivian Smith

Mike Snell

   and Stephanie Parchman

Murray and Erin Stevens

Story Sales

John Telles

Steve and Linda Wilson

Topaz ($99 and below)

Eileen Apperson

John Ballis

Ronald and Megan Bohigian

Tom Bohigian

Richard Calderwood

   and Karen Hale

John Cameron

Bruce Campbell

David Cehrs

William Domoto

Charlotte Downing

Patrick and Patricia Dunning

Rob Gong

Linda and David Grubbs

Marilyn Biernot Hess

Arlette Ito

Jim Jacobsen

MaryBeth Janzen

Leo Labbe

Tim Leary

Brian Loven

Corina Lucero

Susan McAndrew

Dennis McCullogh

Anne Merrill

Joseph Moore

Benita Morris

Shane Murphy

Scott Piggott

Mary Rising

Wayne and Lynn Ritchey

Gary and Deborah Shahbazian

Warren and Helen Shaw

Glenn Skankey

Mark Spencer

Clint Thaxter

In Memory of David Downing, From:

Mitchell Cohen

Friends

Ron and Jean Gerstenberg

Tricia and Darryl Johnson

David and Carol Krehbiel

Michael Michaud,

Susan Wigh Michaud,

and Sara Wigh McManis

George Riddle

D.P. Singh

Janet Sward and Warren Sargent

Jeffrey and Patricia Trafican

PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS

City of Sanger: www.ci.sanger.ca.us

 

Kaweah Fly Fishers: www.kaweahflyfishers.org

 

Kings Basin Water Authority (the IRWM group): www.kingsbasinauthority.org

 

San Joaquin River Parkway Trust: www.riverparkway.org

 

Sequoia River Lands Trust: www.sequoiariverlands.org

PARTNERS

The Conservancy has many partners that have supported us throughout the years. Our Thanks go to all these partners. Their support continues to help us grow and protect the Lower Kings River.

California Department of Fish and Wildlife

 

California Department of Parks and Recreation

Central Valley Community Foundation

The Conservancy works closely with the Central Valley Community Foundation to secure and manage a variety of grants as well as our non-wasting endowment.

Central Valley Foundation

Cowell Foundation

Fresno County Parks and Recreation

Fresno County Department of Parks and Recreation have partnered with the Conservancy on Thorburn Access Park and the soon to be completed North Riverside Access Park. Both parks are on county land and maintained by the Kings River Conservancy through an agreement with Fresno County Parks and Recreation.

 

Fresno Fly Fishers for Conservation

Fresno Fly Fishers for Conservation work with the Conservancy to raise funds for the Frank Jones Memorial Enforcement Fund. The FFFC are also partners in the implementation of the Ted Martin Family Grant Project that will remove invasive species, restore the original genetic strain back into the river that will increase the rainbow trout population of the Lower Kings River, and add additional funds to the Frank Jones Memorial Enforcement Fund.

 

Jimmie Morales/Sierra Fly Fisher Tours & Yosemite Rivers Fly Shop

Yosemite Rivers Fly Shop is the base of operations for the Sierra Fly Fisher Tours guide service; one of few permitted service within Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. They are also valued, long time supporters of the Conservancy. We are proud to have Jimmie and the crew as partners. www.sierraflyfisher.com and www.yosemiterivers.com.

 

Kings River Conservation District

The Conservancy has partnered with the Kings River Conservation District for development of the North Riverside Access Park at the base of Pine Flat Dam. KRCD also serves in an advisory capacity to the Conservancy Board of Directors.

 

Kings River Fisheries Management Program

The Kings River Fisheries Management Program works in partnership with the Conservancy for the implementation of the Ted Martin Family Grant Project that will include construction of an incubator house ( hatchery) facility which will give the project control of the genetic characteristics of fingerlings to be released into the river. The Project will select and purchase trout eggs over a twenty year period with the goal of eventually producing the most adaptive, best suited eggs for the Kings River that will once again, as it did fifty years ago, result in a superior strain of rainbow trout.

 

Kings River Water Association

Deborah & Greg Lapp

The Lapp Family supports the Conservancy with annual donations to support projects and education.

 

Miramonte Sanitation

Miramonte Sanitation donates a dumpster to help keep our beautiful Kings River clean.

 

Mulholland Citrus

Mullholland Farms supports the Conservancy with annual donations to support projects and education.

Otis Booth Foundation

 

Reedley Veterinary Hospital

The Reedley Animal Hospital supports the Conservancy on an ongoing basis with donations of materials and dollars for maintenance of the access parks, fundraising events, and day to day operations.

 

Running Luck Ranch

Running Luck Ranch supports the Conservancy with annual donations to support projects and education.

 

State Department of Boating and Waterways

The Department of Boating and Waterways has partnered with the Conservancy to develop both Thorburn Access Park and North Riverside Access Park at the base of Pine Flat Dam.

 

State of California Natural Resources Agency

The California Natural Resources Agency supplied 100% of the funding for the North Riverside Access Park, which opened in the summer of 2012.

 

State Wildlife Conservation Board

The Wildlife Conservation Board was a major funder of the first Conservancy project, Thorburn Access Park.

 

Ted Martin Family

In 2011 the Ted Martin Family chose to support the Conservancy with a grant that goes to support and expand three innovative Conservancy programs; the Rainbow Trout Improvement Project, the Invasive Species Removal Program, and the Frank Jones Memorial Enforcement Fund.

 

Thorburn Family

Margaret Thorburn was the founding president of the Conservancy and helped to establish the non-wasting endowment that supports ongoing maintenance of the access parks and other Conservancy projects and operations. The Thorburn family continues to support the Conservancy as we grow and plan for expansion of programs and staff.

 

U.S. Army Corp of Engineers

U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service

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