Save The River® / Upper St. Lawrence RIVERKEEPER®​ protecting, preserving and restoring the Upper St. Lawrence River, now . . . and for generations to come.

Since 1978 we have united thousands of year-round and seasonal residents, on both the U.S. and Canadian sides of the River to ensure that the Upper St. Lawrence River is healthy. Our advocacy and educational programs are based on science and community outreach.

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Muskie Fishing with Lawrence Gunther of Blue Fish Radio

Originally published by ThousandIslandsLife.com Volume 15, Issue 2, February 2020 Muskie Fishing with Lawrence Gunther of Blue Fish Radio The mid-October morning began with a mist and a breeze, and quickly became rainy, stormy, and windy. While these were not comfortable conditions for a day of Muskie fishing, nothing was going to deter Captain Jeff […]

Save The River’s February 18th Letter to Support the NYS Ban on Styrofoam

Support the NYS Ban on Styrofoam On Tuesday, February 18th we sent this letter to New York State Senate Majority Leader Stewart-Cousins and House Speaker Heastie seeking their support for the ban on styrofoam in the 2020-21 NYS Budget From the letter: “We strongly support Governor Cuomo’s proposed ban of EPS foam disposable food service containers […]

Kenneth Deedy Environmental Steward Internship

The Kenneth Deedy Environmental Steward assists the Save The River (STR), Thousand Islands Land Trust (TILT), and the Minna Anthony Common Nature Center (MACNC) trustees and staff to better serve their missions. This Steward will spend (3) weeks respectively at each organization immersing themselves in the 1000 Islands region and what it is to be an environmental steward. […]