Volunteer help is key to many of Save The River's programs and projects.

Volunteers are needed to help:

Read below for current volunteer opportunities. Or, to be notified of future opportunities, call Save The River or e-mail striver@savetheriver.org.

Latest News

It’s Time to Register for Save The River’s Run for the River!
Event to Benefit Save The River as it fights to preserve, protect and restore one of America's 10 Most Endangered Rivers. 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

Tell Minister McKenna to say NO to Montreal Sewage Dump
The City's claim of "no alternative" is based on its own lack of planning and a reliance on past practice. That is simply not sufficient reason to put public health and the River at risk. read more

Join Senator Schumer Tomorrow, Speak out about Montreal Sewage Dumping
As Riverkeeper we are committed to making all the world's freshwater swimmable, fishable and drinkable, not sewers. Join us with Senator Schumer and push for an environmentally correct solution. read more

Save The River Reports on Week 9 of Beach Watch
Save The River reports all samples passed in Week 9. read more

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik​ visits Save The River: Reaffirms her strong support for Plan 2014.
In addition to Plan 2014 the Congresswoman raised other issues of concern to the River community such as threats from invasive species and microbeads. read more

Save The River Reports on Week 8 of Beach Watch
Save The River reports all samples passed in Week 8. read more

Wild & Scenic Film Festival at Clarkson University
Save The River & Clarkson University Present the Wild & Scenic Film Festival.Saturday, September 12, 2015. read more

Save The River Reports on Week 7 of Beach Watch Program
Save The River reports all samples passed in Week 7. read more

Save The River Reports on Week 6 of Beach Watch Program
Save The River reports all samples passed in Week 6. 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  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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