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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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Trash Free River cleanup for I Love My Parks Day

Save The River staff and volunteers gathered for ‘I Love My Parks’ Day at the Minna Anthony Common Nature Center for a shoreline cleanup along Eel Bay. The group removed 101 pounds of garbage from the shore, including bits of polystyrene, a tire, lumber, and microplastics.  To learn about future Trash Free River  cleanups or to […]

Earth Day Trash Free River cleanups

National Grid and #TeamSeas sponsored Trash Free River cleanups during Earth Day weekend. Volunteers from National Grid spent Friday, April 21st, cleaning the shorelines at Wilson’s Bay in Cape Vincent, where 165 pounds of trash including microplastics and lumber were removed. Save The River (STR) staff also led shoreline cleanups with local volunteers in Fishers […]

Save The River receives Bass Pro Shops donation

Save The River’s John Peach was presented with a donation from Bass Pro Shops’ Justin Naymick and Seana Taylor. Save The River will be using gear donated from Bass Pro Shops to support our Common Tern restoration program and Trash Free River cleanups. Bass Pro Shops has been a longtime supporter of Save The River’s […]

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