Since 1978 Save The River has been the leading grassroots advocacy organization working to protect the St. Lawrence River.
Save The River leads advocacy campaigns to educate the community and pressure elected officials and government agencies to implement policies and programs that protect River health.
To learn more about our advocacy work to protect the St. Lawrence River, visit the following pages:
Save The River was formed in 1978 to fight proposals for year-round navigation on the St. Lawrence River. Learn more about Save The River’s work to prevent shipping in ice conditions here.
Learn more about Plan 2014, International Joint Commission (IJC), and Save The River’s campaign for improved water level regulations here.
Learn about aquatic invasive species and Save The River’s campaign to stop their introductions here.
A spill from one of the many ships passing by each day on the St. Lawrence Seaway would have devastating impacts on the River environment and our local economy. Learn more about Save The River’s involvement in spill response planning.
Learn about Save The River’s work to prevent the expansion of Seaway infrastructure here.