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

Plan 2014 Necessary for Tourism
Ron Thomson, owner of Uncle Sam Boat Tours, knows #Plan2014Now "will enhance this ecosystem and improve the economy at the same time." read more

2016 Beach Watch Week 1 Results
Save The River Reports on Week 1 of Beach Watch Program Save The River’s Beach Watch Program is in the process of monitoring popular summer swimming locations on the River from July 5th through August 29th on a daily basis.  Save The River reports all samples passed in Week 1. For the 2016 sampling season […] read more

We’re Here; Supporting #Plan2014Now
You should be too! read more

Water Quality to be Tested at Popular Swimming Areas
Save The River’s annual summer Beach Watch Program will begin July 5th and will run through August 29th.  The program will provide weekly snapshots of water quality at popular swimming areas during the peak recreational swimming season.  Sites to be tested include Wilson’s Beach in Cape Vincent, Potter’s Beach on Grindstone Island, Frink Dock in […] read more

Leadership Needed to Move Plan 2014 Forward
"The time to implement Plan 2014 is now. If we wait much longer we may very well reach a point by which we can never recover." Charles Parker, president of the New York State Conservation Council, in the most recent guest blog in American Rivers​' series on the St. Lawrence as one of America's Most Endangered Rivers. read more

Riverkeeper Takes the Plunge! to Support #Plan2014Now!
You should too! read more

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

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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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