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.

Latest News

Beach Watch Week 1 Results – Week of July 6, 2020

This year marks the 21st season of Save The River’s Beach Watch program. With the help of volunteers, seven swimming locations are tested every Monday for nine weeks from July 6 through August 24. The seven testing sites are Frink Park in downtown Clayton, Scenic View Park in Alexandria Bay, Thousand Islands Park Cove, Lake […]

Save The River’s Paddleboard Raffle

We are proud to offer this Lifetime® Horizon Stand-Up Paddleboard and Paddle as our summer 2020 raffle. This paddleboard’s stable hull design makes it perfect for both beginner and intermediate paddlers. As a unique feature, there is an integrated universal accessory mount that allows you to take along a waterproof camera, speaker, or other mountable […]

Update: Call for Border Reopening Guidance at US – Canada Border

The following information was released from Congressmembers Elise Stefanik (NY-21) and Brian Higgins (NY-26). Save The River is sharing this to help our River community stay up-to-date with the latest border news and procedures as they relate to our unique area. Northern Border Caucus Co-Chairs Stefanik and Higgins Lead Bipartisan Push for U.S. & Canada […]