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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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“Forever chemicals” – PFAS – are contaminating Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River fish and our local waterways

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/pfas-forever-chemicals-one-fish-us-lakes-rivers-month-contaminated-water/ FACT: “Forever chemicals” are contaminating Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River fish and our local waterways. PFAS, the general acronym describing a class of thousands of chemicals that don’t break down, were found in 100% of NNY waterways that we tested last year. Now, a national study just released this week found extremely high […]

Kenneth Deedy Environmental Steward Intern 2023

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. During summer […]

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