River Design Group (RDG) is a team of highly skilled professionals that combine science-based knowledge with proven restoration techniques to advance the field of ecosystem and river restoration. Our staff have over 350 years of combined restoration experience with more than 550 river restoration design projects, 1,450 river miles assessed or restored, 65 culverts and bridges designed and built for fish passage, 46 dams removed or modified, 50 fish screen projects implemented, and 1,750 acres of wetland or estuary restoration projects designed. Over the last 10 years, we have exceeded $75M in constructed restoration projects in the Western United States.

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Thinking of colorful fall days out on The Kootenai River in Idaho. Lots more exciting work is lined up for 2022! 
 #riverrestoration #kootenairiver #Sturgeon
The Methow is a big river with big potential! This shot was captured during a field mission on the Lower Methow River in late November. The Lower Methow has been heavily manipulated by humans over the years and this will be the first significant restoration effort that is implemented.
Project Partners: @methowsalmon
Hey, we are hiring 😀 looking for an experienced River Restoration Engineer at our WF office. Check out Careers on our website for more information! 👍
Hey, we are hiring in WF 😎 looking for an experienced CAD Tech! Check out Careers on our website 🤙🏼
Bonus points if you can identify the tree type 🌳 and ecoregion 
#riverrestoration
The elusive “beer can” tree 🌳 in full bloom with mixtures of Tecate and Pacifico #seewhatsoutthere #nobaddays
For some reason this one just seems happy to look 👀 around but quickly put back in the water 🐟
It’s a fun ride 😂 bet you have some good stories!
#seewhatsoutthere #riverrestoration #fishon
Hey did someone forget a culvert on the river? 
#riverrestoration #seewhatsoutthere
Happy Festivus!
#festivus #festivusfortherestofus
Some work desks are better than others 😎 🐟💦
#riverrestoration #seewhatsoutthere
Heavy hearts for all the people impacted by wildfires in so many of the watersheds we work...we will help support the people and restore the land!!! 
#strongertogether
FREE to a good home...fixer upper car 😳 pulled from the river!
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#riverrestoration #seewhatsoutthere