Advocacy

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.

To learn more about our advocacy work to protect the St. Lawrence River, visit the following pages:

Advocacy/Policy

  • 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.

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.

St. Lawrence River Research and Education Fund is a proud supporter of the Riverkeeper Monitoring Program.


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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Clayton, NY 13624

(315) 686-2010
info@savetheriver.org

 

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