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FAQs about federal law regarding public ownership, use, and conservation of rivers
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NOR is the organization that focuses on achieving public-trust ownership of rivers, conserving rivers through public-trust ownership, and ensuring the public's legal rights to enjoy rivers
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Become A Member
Your membership helps to educate government officials and the public about river law. It helps get public rights acknowledged nationwide, now and for future generations! It includes Public Rights on Rivers, Currents Magazine, and access to the NOR Member Area.