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Save The River® / Upper St. Lawrence RIVERKEEPER®​ protecting, preserving and restoring the Upper St. Lawrence River, now . . . and for generations to come.

Since 1978 we have united thousands of year-round and seasonal residents, on both the U.S. and Canadian sides of the River to ensure that the Upper St. Lawrence River is healthy. Our advocacy and educational programs are based on science and community outreach.

Latest News

Save The River Announces Interim Executive Director
Save The River announced today that John Peach has been appointed to serve as the executive director and Upper St. Lawrence Riverkeeper in an interim capacity until a new director has been hired. John has resigned from his position on the board of directors to serve in this interim role. The search process for the […] read more

Save The River Executive Director Departing
Search for new leadership to begin. read more

Senate Protects St. Lawrence River & Great Lakes
Last Wednesday, after a tremendous outpouring of opposition led by Save The River members and many others across the Great Lakes / St. Lawrence region, the U.S. Senate voted to protect the St. Lawrence River and the Great Lakes by defeating the Vessel Incidental Discharge Act. read more

Water levels slightly lower than this time last year.
The only constants across the years, other than the criticism of the water levels plan in place at that time, are the variability of the weather and the challenges of accurately predicting it long term. One other notable constant - the reminder that we need to plan carefully how we utilize the shoreline of these vast, dynamic waterbodies. read more

Celebrate World Water Day with Save The River
World Water Day 2018 focuses on nature-based solutions to tackle the 21st centry water challenges brought on by climate change read more

Clean Water Safeguards Eliminated in Must-Pass Budget Bills
Call your Congressperson and ask them to reject all policy riders attacking safeguards for the St. Lawrence River and all streams, wetlands, lakes, rivers, and other waters that our families, communities, and economy depend on. read more

2018 Run for the River™ 5K/10K Registration is Now Open!
Registration is now open for Save the River's 16th annual Run for the River™ 5K/10K; this year's race will be held on Saturday, July 28th. read more

Director’s Waypoints, Winter Conference Edition
Links to videos of the presentations and question and answer sessions, plus more noteworthy news. read more

Thank You to the Sponsors of Our 29th Winter Environmental Conference
The support of our sponsors makes the conference a regionally significant event promoting the health of the St. Lawrence River. read more

Agenda Set for Save The River’s 29th Winter Environmental Conference
Topics include Plan 2014, maritime industry efforts to protect the environment, the River as habitat, River fowl and fish, and more. 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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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  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  A Seaway View by Devon Colby 
 Pictures from our Flickr photostream

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