Our staff at Kern River Conservancy is committed to ensuring that all of our initiatives are achieved successfully through persistent community involvement and the pledge of our mission. We come from all walks of life: wilderness enthusiasts to everyday working professionals that share one thing: our commitment and passion for the Kern River. Together, we combine our experience and dedication to create a sustainable future and a healthy river for many generations to enjoy and experience. 

Our Vision

Protecting recreation and a healthy Wild & Scenic Kern River for generations to come.



Who We are


Kern River Conservancy is committed to working every aspect we can with Conservation to Education. To do so, we have forged partnerships with many organizations and government agencies in an effort to achieve our goals. We are proud to share our goals and common cores with our partners. 

  • United States Forest Service  
  • Leave No Trace
  • River Network
  • California Land Management  
  • Sierra Nevada Conservancy  
  • American Rivers  
  • California Trout
  • Keepers of the Kern  
  • Wild Places
  • Bureau of Land Management   
  • National Environmental Education Foundation  
  • 23abc news - Kern County