Shoalmarking - Marking the River's Most Dangerous Shoals
In partnership with the Thousand Island Association, Save The River volunteers adopt and place markers on some of the most dangerous shoals on the River.
The program's primary goal is to heighten boater's awareness of the importance of careful navigation throughout the Thousand Islands region.
Boaters be aware - only a small fraction of the many shoals in the region have markers!
Be a Safe Boater
Boating on the St. Lawrence River can be difficult for even the most experienced mariners. To be as safe as possible, boaters should always:
- Use navigation charts at all times. Remember not all shoals are marked!
- Pay careful attention to weather forecasts.
- Wear life preservers and be sure your boat has appropriate safety equipment.
Found a Marker?
If you find a marker that has come loose from its marked location, contact Save The River at (315) 686-2010 to have it picked up and placed back in its appropriate location.
Proceed with Caution
. . . Once the wind (& the snow) die down and the early season beauty of the River is calling us to be on it again, remember there are leftovers from winter to be aware of and avoid. . . . read more
Save The River Honors Its Exceptional Volunteers
This year Save The RIver's Volunteer of the Year is the Thousand Island High School's SAFE Club went above and beyond the call of duty in their volunteer work and whose assistance advanced Save The River’s efforts to protect the St. Lawrence River in a significant way. read more
Attention Volunteers! Hold the Date – Volunteer Appreciation Event August 12th
Mark your calendars! Save The River will be hosting our annual Volunteer Appreciation event on Thursday, August 12th from 5-7 p.m. at the Thousand Islands Bridge Authority Rift Camp. All Save The River volunteers are invited to join us for dinner and drinks as we thank and celebrate over 200 volunteers that make all of our […] read more
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