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.
On the 46th Earth Day the St. Lawrence is a Most Endangered River
This is wrong! It shouldn't be! And, it doesn't have to be! read more
St. Lawrence River Endangered
It shouldn't have to be this way. But there is sad truth in an article in a premier online journal that beautifully chronicles our beloved St. Lawrence River. T.I. Life article links to video story and call to action. read more
St. Lawrence River One of America’s Ten Most Endangered
And yet Plan 2014 is ready for enactment and the U.S. and Canadian governments are poised to remove the St. Lawrence River from the Most Endangered Rivers list with a simple the stroke of a pen. read more
World Water Day 2016
On the St. Lawrence River, Save The River is fighting for a modern water levels management plan that puts ecosystem health on equal footing with shipping, hydropower production and flood protection to replace the more than fifty-year-old regime that has lead to the loss of 64,000 acres of wetlands, steep declines in the populations of indigenous species and threatens the tourism-based economies of communities along its banks. read more
Plan 2014 needed to restore fish populations
"We know from scientific study that outdated water-level regulations have reduced our native northern pike populations on the river by more than 70 percent." read more
Aquatic Invasive Species in New York State
What do Eurasian watermilfoil, Didymo, water chestnut, purple loosestrife, fishhook water fleas, zebra mussels, and round gobies have in common? They are all species from other parts of the world that have been accidentally introduced and have flourished in New York State read more
What makes a species invasive?
Invasive species are one of the leading threats to native wildlife. Approximately 42% of Threatened or Endangered species are at risk primarily due to invasive species. read more
You Can Help Prevent The Spread Of Invasive Species
Save The River's Riverkeeper Volunteer Program trains volunteers to be our eyes and ears out on the River read more
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