Cover photo courtesy of Bill Munro.
For 35 years, Save The River has been the leading environmental advocate working to protect and preserve the Upper St. Lawrence River.
Save The River is a grassroots advocate, working with thousands of year-round and seasonal members, on both the U.S. and Canadian sides of the River, to ensure that the St. Lawrence River and Thousand Islands are protected for future generations. Our advocacy positions - from acting as a watchdog on St. Lawrence Seaway issues to fighting for environmentally sound water levels regulation - are based on independent science and community outreach.
You did it! IJC hears call for hearings.
The International Joint Commission heard our call for hearings on a modern water levels plan and has scheduled public and technical hearings on Plan 2014 (described as Plan Bv7 with deviations). We believe these hearings, one of which will be held at Bonnie Castle, July 17th at 6:00pm, will provide a clear path to the adoption ... read more
Boaters, Be Alert!
Any time during the boating season it’s important to keep watch – not just of the scenery but of the course ahead. But with the rain, debris usually caught on the banks of our River and its tributaries is now making its way down River. /h3> So pay attention and be careful so you can enjoy the River ... read more
Keep It Up! 600+ Telegrams and Counting
Tell Governor Cuomo and the IJC “We need hearings now!” Over 600 people who live, work and play on or just love Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River have sent telegrams. Here’s the story from North Country Public Radio. If you’re among that number- Thank You!. If you’re not the simple message is: It’s not 1958 anymore. ... read more
Our New Storefront Display – the Upper St. Lawrence River
We are very excited to unveil our new storefront display showcasing our work and the River we all love. Drop in, check out the display, and pick up this year’s special 35th anniversary t-shirt and calendar. read more
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