What We Do
Since 1978 Save The River has been the leading grassroots advocacy organization working to protect the St. Lawrence River.
Save The River leads advocacy campaigns to educate the community and pressure elected officials and government agencies to implement policies and programs that protect River health.
Save The River also organizes on-the-water restoration and monitoring programs that track River health and identify pollution problems.
Learn more about Save The River's programs by visiting the following pages.
- Clean Up the Ballast - Learn about Save The River's campaign to stop aquatic invasive species introductions.
- Alternative Energy - Save The River is concerned about the proposed power projects in the region.
- Navigation Study - Learn about Save The River's work to prevent the expansion of Seaway infrastructure.
- Water Levels - Learn about Save The River's campaign for improved water levels regulation.
- Winter Shipping - Learn more about Save The River's work to prevent shipping in ice conditions.
- Spills/Accidents - Learn more about Save The River's involvement in spill response planning.
- Common Terns - Learn about volunteer efforts to monitor and restore common tern populations on the River.
- Eagles - Learn about efforts to monitor and restore bald eagle populations on the River.
- Muskie Catch-and-Release - Learn about a cooperative effort to encourage catch-and-release of muskies on the River.
- BeachWatch - Learn about Save The River's beach water quality monitoring program.
- Riverkeeper Monitors
- Spill Volunteers - Learn about opportunities to be trained to respond as a volunteer
In The Schools Program
- Save The River launched a new partnership with area schools districts to bring the St. Lawrence River to the classroom - learn more.