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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Kenneth Deedy Environmental Steward Intern

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 […]

IJC – Seeks Input on Efforts to Help Recreational Boaters – Act Now!

The IJC is doing a survey of boat owners to determine the results of their brief deviation to raise water levels to help boat owners haul their boats.  If you took advantage of that event, please take a few minutes to fill out this short survey.   Survey for Individual Boat Users: Click Here    […]

River Watch – Fall 2021 Edition Now Online!

2020 & 2021 will go down as unique years on the River. Beautiful and windy weather, and pandemic constraints. But in spite of Covid-19, it was a very busy summer for Save The River (STR). Working remotely, our dedicated staff was able to keep all of the programs moving ahead and our Trash Free River […]

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