Upper St. Lawrence RIVERKEEPER. Protecting and preserving the Upper St. Lawrence River...because we all have a place on the water!
Since 1978 Save The River has worked with thousands of year-round and seasonal members, on both the U.S. and Canadian sides of the River, to ensure that the upper St. Lawrence River is 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.
Plan 2014 is the Right Plan for the St. Lawrence River
Unfortunately, even before it was unanimously approved by the International Joint Commission, a few elected officials and self-appointed spokespersons from the south shore of Lake Ontario began using “alternative facts” to block its approval and now its operation. read more
Thank You to the Sponsors of the 28th Winter Conference
Our Winter Conference Sponsors help make the conference a regionally significant event that promotes understanding of the health of the River and the need for greater stewardship to protect it. read more
Agenda Set for Save The River’s 28th Winter Environmental Conference
Saturday, February 4, attendees of this annual conference focused on the health of the St. Lawrence River will hear from an influential and diverse group of speakers. read more
Citizen Science, Citizen Action at Winter Conference
"A Great River Runs Through Us" tells the story of citizen involvement making a real difference. read more
Congresswoman Elise Stefanik to Speak at Winter Conference
"I look forward to discussing the important work we have done on issues ranging from Plan 2014 to combating invasive species.” Rep. Stefanik read more
Riverkeeper Statement to Watertown ‘Sister Rally’
"We are entering challenging times for many (if not all) social justice issues, within which we must include the right to clean - swimmable, fishable, drinkable - water." read more
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