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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A Celebration for Future Generations

On Thursday, September 12, 2019, friends and family gathered at the Pavilion at Wellesley Island State Park to celebrate the establishment of the Kenneth Deedy Environmental Internship Fund. Attendees reminisced about Ken Deedy and his passion for the Thousand Islands region, and came together as a community in support of this exciting endeavor. In honor […]

Beach Watch: Weeks 3-5; July 15, 22, and 29

Catching up on recent Beach Watch results: so far this summer, all Save The River sites that have submitted samples have passed! Read below for specific results for each week. Week 3 Beach Watch results from samples taken on Monday, July 15, 2019 showed that the seven locations that submitted samples all passed: Potters Beach […]

2019 Run for the River™ 5K/10K Results

Congratulations to everyone who participated in Save The River’s 17th Annual Run for the River™ 5K/10K! Thank you to all of our sponsors for their support and thank you to our many amazing volunteers including the Clayton Police, Fire Police, and Thousand Islands Emergency Rescue Services. Save the date for next year: July 25, 2020 […]