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You can help protect the River! We need hundreds of people who care for the River to speak out.

Writing or calling elected officials, attending public hearings, signing petitions - all of these actions do make a difference! Each letter or voice helps to ensure that elected officials and government agencies ensure the protection of the St. Lawrence River.

Read on below for how you can take action to protect the River.

Latest News

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

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

2017 Beach Watch Week 6: August 7
Save The River Reports on Week 6 of Beach Watch Program Clayton, NY (August 10, 2017) – Save The River/Upper St. Lawrence Riverkeeper is monitoring popular summer swimming locations on the River from July 3rd through August 28th on a weekly basis. All locations sampled on August 7, 2017 have passed. Save The River’s annual […] read more

Run for the River™ 15 Was Fantastic!
Congratulations to all runners and walkers on a spectacular race! read more

2017 Beach Watch Week 4: July 24
Save The River Reports on Week 4 of Beach Watch Program Save The River/Upper St. Lawrence Riverkeeper is monitoring popular summer swimming locations on the River from July 3rd through August 28th on a weekly basis.  Due to this season’s high water not all beaches usually sampled each year can be sampled now.  However, all […] read more

2017 Beach Watch Week 3: July 17
Save The River Reports on Week 3 of Beach Watch Program Save The River/Upper St. Lawrence Riverkeeper is monitoring popular summer swimming locations on the River from July 3rd through August 28th on a weekly basis.  Due to this season’s high water not all beaches usually sampled each year can be sampled now.  However, all […] read more

It’s a big River we all share, . . .
and we at Save The River love our part of it. read more

Genesee Brewing Beach Cleanup 2017
We had a great time yesterday cleaning up shoreline and floating debris at Wellesley Island State Park with a tremendous group of volunteers from Genesee Brewing Co. read more

No Longer “Business as Usual”, Climate Change Changes Thinking
Not our usual allies in the effort to restore, preserve and protect the St. Lawrence River - major U.S. corporations. Join them in telling the President to stay in the Paris Agreement. 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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