Calendar of Events

Check out our calendar to see our complete schedule of events.

To book an event or for more information, please contact us.

Latest News

2019 Run for the River™ 5K/10K Results
Congratulations to everyone who participated in Save The River’s 17th Annual Run for the River™ 5K/10K! Thank you to all of our sponsors for their support and thank you to our many amazing volunteers including the Clayton Police, Fire Police, and Thousand Islands Emergency Rescue Services. Save the date for next year: July 25, 2020 […] read more

30th Annual Winter Environmental Conference a Great Success
Over 130 members of the River community came together at the 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel on Saturday, February 2, 2019, for Save The River’s 30th annual Winter Environmental Conference. Conference attendees had the opportunity to hear from and engage with a diverse group of speakers discussing a variety of topics related to the environmental health […] read more

Calling All Photographers!
Submit your pictures of the St. Lawrence River for Save The River's annual calendar photo contest. read more

Stopping Asian Carp: Past, Present, and Future
Chad Lord will explore one of the biggest threats facing the Great Lakes today: Asian carp. read more

Will Plan 2014 Create a Risk for Mercury Contamination?
Clarkson University student Evie Brahmstedt will discuss her current research of mercury in St. Lawrence River wetlands. read more

American Eels in the St. Lawrence River System – Going, Going, Gone?
Dr. John Casselman will discuss the elusive American eel and explore the catastrophic decline of their population in the St. Lawrence River system. read more

Dr. Sherri Mason, Groundbreaking Researcher in Plastics Pollution, to Speak at Winter Environmental Conference
Mason will explore the realities of plastic pollution right here, right now in the Great Lakes region. read more

Peter Annin, Leading Expert on Water Diversions, to Speak at the Winter Environmental Conference
Annin, author of the recently revised and re-released The Great Lakes Water Wars, will shed light on the future of Great Lakes water diversion management. read more

Register for the 30th Winter Environmental Conference
Click Here for the Winter Environmental Conference Registration Form Send us your completed registration form either by postal mail (409 Riverside Drive, Clayton, NY, 13624) or by email (; we can also process your registration over the phone, call us at (315) 686-2010.  This year we celebrate the 30th year of this important annual event. […] read more

2018 Run for the River™ 5K/10K Results
Congratulations to all of our runners and walkers! Save the date for next year: July 27, 2019. Click here for the complete 5K results Click here for the complete 10K results   5K Award Results Top 3 overall female 5K runners: Connie Hammaker (21:24) Lesley Vars (23:17) Lisa King (23:52) Top 3 overall male 5K […] read more

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About Us

Founded in 1978, Save The River is a non-profit, member-supported environmental organization whose mission is to restore, preserve and protect the ecological integrity of the Upper St. Lawrence River through advocacy, education and research. Since 2004 Save The River has been a member of the Waterkeeper Alliance as the Upper St. Lawrence Riverkeeper.

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The River

The St. Lawrence River is one of the largest Rivers in the world and a magnificent place to live, work and play. Save The River has been working for more than 35 years to protect the River for current and future generations.

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Join or Give

Over half of Save The River's budget comes from individual memberships and contributions. Supporting us with an annual membership donation will keep our River advocacy, education and research programs going strong.

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Save The River was designated the Upper St. Lawrence Riverkeeper and is a member of the international Waterkeeper Alliance. The Waterkeeper Alliance is the world’s fastest growing environmental movement, with more than 200 local Waterkeepers patrolling rivers, lakes and coastal waterways on 6 continents.

Photos from around the River

Off to the races by Pam Quimby  Fireboat by Siobhan Creem  Resting by Pam Quimby  On the Rocks by Nick Apel  Classic Sunset by Barb Hupp  TI Park Library by Meg Kerr  Fall by Carrie Kerr  Girls by Juliane Bauer  Winter Navigation by Sherman Ward  Off on the River by Jenni Werndorf 
 Pictures from our Flickr photostream

409 Riverside Drive
Clayton, NY 13624

(315) 686-2010


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