RMS Journal

The RMS Journal is a quarterly publication that features one of our seven regional chapters on a rotating schedule, and reports timely river news that is provided by our membership at large. All RMS members receive a copy of this publication as a membership benefit, and in 2020, it ranked highest among member benefits!

You can view the most recent RMS Journal on our home page by clicking the RMS Journal icon. To read all of our back issues online, become a member today! They are available along with other RMS publications on the members-only side of our website.

Journal Advertising

Advertise your product or service efficiently and effectively to this targeted audience of river managers and planners, river and watershed organization leaders and members; professors and students of outdoor resource planning, river science, policy and recreation; outdoor industry company owners and managers, and hydropower recreation experts. Contact RMS at [email protected] for advertising rates and specifications, and packages for the RMS site, National Rivers Project and partnership opportunities.

Journal Submissions

Unformatted text copy may be sent within the body of an email message to [email protected]. Submissions may also be in Word as an attached file to an email message. If you submit photos to accompany an article, please send the actual photo or slide to RMS, PO Box 5750, Takoma Park, MD  20913-5750. All materials will be returned upon request. Digital photos (ideally shot at your camera's highest resolution, and not cropped or resized from the original file) can be emailed to [email protected]. Please include a photo caption and credit for each photo you submit.

Editorial Policy

Articles are not edited for content and may not reflect the position, endorsement, or mission of RMS. The purpose of this policy is to encourage the free exchange of ideas concerning river management issues in an open forum of communication and networking among the RMS membership. Unless indicated, points of view are those of the author and not those of RMS, its Board or members.

Back Issues

Extra copies and back issues may be obtained by contacting Risa Shimoda, RMS Executive Director (301-585-4677). Members may view/download back issues on the Members-only Publication page (login required.)