Did you know that the Blue River travels 42 miles, across two states, five counties
and 21 municipalities? It flows from Johnson County Kansas, through Kansas City Metro Area
where it confluences with the Missouri River in eastern Jackson County. This beautiful natural resource is threatened by pollution, lack of access and unsustainable development.

Read more in Heartland Conservation Alliance's April 2016 blog post


People all over the region are working to revitalize and clean up the Blue River. Together we will restore habitat, protect land and water and help more people access and experience the benefits of the Blue River. Together we will RENEW THE BLUE.

Restore Blue River

2022 Goal

Protect the Blue River

2022 Goal

Connect Blue River

2022 Goal

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The Renew the Blue partners are taking precautions to keep volunteers and event attendees safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can find our policies for events, invasive species removal, native plantings and tabling here.

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