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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

Save The River’s Statement to Senate Committee Hearing on Flooding
As ​weather becomes increasingly variable and ​storm​s and rainfall become more intense​, Save ​The River stands ready to work with others to develop and implement strategies for businesses​, local governments​ and ​their ​residents to live on, work on and enjoy the lake and river sustainably. read more

We note the passing of Ann Gefell with sadness
Ann had a passion and love for the River and the community. read more

2017 Beach Watch Week 9: August 28
Save The River Reports on Week 9 of Beach Watch Program Clayton, NY (August 31, 2017) – Save The River/Upper St. Lawrence Riverkeeper is monitoring popular summer swimming locations on the River from July 3rd through August 28th on a weekly basis. This is the last week for sampling and we’re pleased tor report all […] read more

2017 Beach Watch Week 8: August 21
Save The River Reports on Week 8 of Beach Watch Program Save The River/Upper St. Lawrence Riverkeeper is monitoring popular summer swimming locations on the River from July 3rd through August 28th on a weekly basis.  All locations sampled on August 21, 2017 have passed. Save The River’s annual sampling program provides a glimpse of […] read more

Save The River Honors its Volunteers
On a beautiful summer day at the Bridge Authority's Rift Camp, some of Save The River's over 250 volunteers came together to share stories, celebrate their good work to protect the River, and to honor this year's Volunteers of the Year . . . read more

2017 Beach Watch Week 6: August 7
Save The River Reports on Week 6 of Beach Watch Program Clayton, NY (August 10, 2017) – Save The River/Upper St. Lawrence Riverkeeper is monitoring popular summer swimming locations on the River from July 3rd through August 28th on a weekly basis. All locations sampled on August 7, 2017 have passed. Save The River’s annual […] read more

Ontario Senator Bob Runciman, a true “Friend of the River”, leaves the Senate
Runciman, an early supporter and long term member of Save The River, has been a champion of cross-border initiatives important to the health and sustainable use of the River. read more

2017 Beach Watch Week 5: July 31
Save The River Reports on Week 5 of Beach Watch Program Save The River/Upper St. Lawrence Riverkeeper is monitoring popular summer swimming locations on the River this summer from July 3rd through August 28th on a weekly basis. Save The River’s annual sampling program provides a glimpse of the water quality at popular swimming areas […] read more

Run for the River™ 15 Was Fantastic!
Congratulations to all runners and walkers on a spectacular race! read more

2017 Beach Watch Week 4: July 24
Save The River Reports on Week 4 of Beach Watch Program Save The River/Upper St. Lawrence Riverkeeper is monitoring popular summer swimming locations on the River from July 3rd through August 28th on a weekly basis.  Due to this season’s high water not all beaches usually sampled each year can be sampled now.  However, all […] read more

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About Us

Founded in 1978, Save The River is a non-profit, member-supported environmental organization whose mission is to restore, preserve and protect the ecological integrity of the Upper St. Lawrence River through advocacy, education and research. Since 2004 Save The River has been a member of the Waterkeeper Alliance as the Upper St. Lawrence Riverkeeper.

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The River

The St. Lawrence River is one of the largest Rivers in the world and a magnificent place to live, work and play. Save The River has been working for more than 35 years to protect the River for current and future generations.

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Over half of Save The River's budget comes from individual memberships and contributions. Supporting us with an annual membership donation will keep our River advocacy, education and research programs going strong.

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Save The River was designated the Upper St. Lawrence Riverkeeper and is a member of the international Waterkeeper Alliance. The Waterkeeper Alliance is the world’s fastest growing environmental movement, with more than 200 local Waterkeepers patrolling rivers, lakes and coastal waterways on 6 continents.


Photos from around the River

Off to the races by Pam Quimby  Resting by Pam Quimby  On the Rocks by Nick Apel  Classic Sunset by Barb Hupp  TI Park Library by Meg Kerr  Fall by Carrie Kerr  Girls by Juliane Bauer  Winter Navigation by Sherman Ward  Off on the River by Jenni Werndorf  A Seaway View by Devon Colby 
 Pictures from our Flickr photostream

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