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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Now Hiring – Education Coordinator

Save the River seeks positive, communicative individuals who enjoy working with a wide age range of children and an active and engaged staff. Applicants should have a background in elementary or middle school education, or environmental education, and a passion for nature, history, and science. Specialized knowledge of local ecology, climate, and NY history are […]

Beach Watch Week 4 Results – Week of August 1, 2022

Save The River’s Beach Watch program aims to test the water quality of eight local beaches and popular swimming destinations to ensure a safe swimming environment. Water quality is monitored by testing the levels of E. coli bacteria, which in high amounts can cause illness. E. coli is a common indicator used for testing of […]

Save The River’s Two-Day Trash Free River Cleanup Removes 2000 lbs of Trash

On Friday, July 29th and Saturday, July 30th, Save The River/Upper St. Lawrence Riverkeeper® staff, board members and volunteers participated in shoreline cleanups at various locations from Cape Vincent to Oak Point as part of Save The River’s Trash Free River program. A total of 221 volunteers worked in 19 teams to tackle trash pollution […]

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