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January 6th, 2016 | Posted by Lee

Thank you for such a great start to the New Year!

In December the Pure Blue Fund generously offered to match year end contributions, and new and renewing memberships in Save The River.
Picture1 It is so nice to report that we met their challenge and exceeded it!
It means a super start to the New Year and for our continuing efforts to restore, preserve and protect the St. Lawrence by keeping crude oil, invasive species, microbeads and untreated sewage away from the River.
We can start 2016 buoyed by an outpouring of support for our work to promote healthy fisheries, thriving wildlife and wetlands habitat, and abundant clean water for swimming, fishing and drinking for generations to come.
The $8,000 pledged by the Pure Blue Fund was matched by over $13,000 from almost 100 contributions and memberships, many of them new from new members.

Once again we are moved by the community-based, grassroots support for a healthy St. Lawrence. And we are proud and humbled to be the voice of that support.

Of course, the issues (and the need for resources to address them) don’t stop. So if you missed the Pure Blue challenge, you can still support Save The River’s work by:

making a contribution (click here)

becoming a member of Save The River or renewing your existing membership (click here)

If you prefer you can always mail your contribution or membership. Just click here for a printable form.

Thank you all so very much.

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Save The River announces the 2016 Save The River T-shirt Contest

January 5th, 2016 | Posted by admin

Calling all River Artists! Save The River is searching for next year’s t-shirt design and we want it from you, our members.

Artists and designers of all ages and abilities please submit your original design that best captures the essence of Save The River and the excitement of the St. Lawrence River for the next iconic River T-shirt!

The winner will receive a free t-shirt, 2 tickets to Rock for the River 13, as well as recognition for your design in our storefront and in any materials promoting the 2016 Save The River t-shirt.

For official rules visit click here.

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Last Chance to Have Your Year End Gift Matched!

December 27th, 2015 | Posted by Lee

Year End Appeal (last chance)

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No sewage, oil, or microbeads in the River’s stocking this year!

December 10th, 2015 | Posted by Lee

2015 Year End Background

Help ensure a healthy St. Lawrence River and get a year end tax deduction

by making a contribution (click here)

by becoming a member of Save The River or renewing my existing membership (click here)

or, if you prefer to mail your contribution or membership, click here for a printable form

Thank you so much and have a great Holiday Season!

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ABC’s of the 1000 Islands: Save The River 2015 Limited Edition Print

December 8th, 2015 | Posted by admin
Bring a little piece of your favorite place home with the ABC’s of the 1000 Islands: Save the River 2015 Limited Edition Print.
Created exclusively in collaboration with the Save the River organization, The ABC’s of the 1000 Islands: Save the River 2015 by Karyn Burns ABC’s​ includes special letters and drawings reflecting some of the important features and areas of importance to the Save the River efforts.
Order yours today!
http://shop.karynburns.com/collections/save-the-river-limited-edition-2015/products/the-abcs-of-the-1000-islands-save-the-river-2015
Bring a little piece of your favorite place home with the ABC’s of the 1000 Islands: Save The River 2015 Limited Edition Print.
Created exclusively in collaboration with Save The River, The ABC’s of the 1000 Islands: Save The River 2015 by Karyn Burns ABC’s​ includes special letters and drawings reflecting some of the important features and areas of importance to Save The River’s efforts.

Order yours today!

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Holiday Season is Right Around the Corner

November 27th, 2015 | Posted by admin
Holiday Season is Right Around the Corner
Looking for a simple yet thoughtful gift? Share your love for Save The River with others this holiday season. Keep warm with a Save The River hoodie, t-shirt or blanket. A Wind in the Willows decorative plaque makes a nice addition to any home, cottage, or office. Our children’s book Haas The Great Blue
Heron will make a great gift for all River lovers, young or old.
Any of these items are available for purchase from our office in Clayton or over the phone at 315-686-2010.

Looking for a simple yet thoughtful gift? Share your love for Save The River with others this holiday season. Keep warm with a Save The River hoodie, t-shirt or blanket. A Wind in the Willows decorative plaque makes a nice addition to any home, cottage, or office. Our children’s book Haas The Great Blue Heron will make a great gift for all River lovers, young or old.

Any of these items are available for purchase from our office in Clayton or over the phone at 315-686-2010.

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Remembering the River means working to protect it for future generations

November 21st, 2015 | Posted by Lee

Jodrey Pic

41 years ago today the Roy A. Jodrey went down off Alexandria Bay after hitting Pullman Shoal. Over the years she has been the source of contamination from slowly leaking oil left in the port side day tank.

In 2002 a major effort was undertaken to remove the remaining oil. The amount removed was far less than what was expected to be on board. Concern over any oil being left to leak comes from fact that one-quart of oil will foul 150,000 – 250,000 gallons of freshwater. However, since the clean up effort no leaking fuel has been observed.

Ironically on the 30th anniversary of the sinking of the Jodrey – eleven years ago – the Seaway corporations and shippers decided to re-brand the St. Lawrence River “Highway H2O”. Doing so created a clever marketing tool, but it also reduced one of North America’s most significant waterways to just another piece of infrastructure.

Recent efforts by the Seaway corporations to market the River as a highway for crude oil – both tar sands and Bakken (“bomb train”) crude – require all of us concerned about the health of the River to focus on andOil Collage fight the threat these cargoes pose to it.

Shipping on the St. Lawrence River has long been an all-risk and no-reward proposition, and the shipment of crude oil will exponentially increase the risk to our environment, our economy and our communities. Having suffered a major oil spill on the St. Lawrence River, we know all too well the risks involved with even traditional cargoes.

As pressure increases to bring these dangerous cargoes to the waters of the St. Lawrence River and Great Lakes, we must take steps to protect our River before it’s too late.

Save The River has been fighting to protect the vulnerable natural and human environment on the St. Lawrence River for its entire 37 year history. Join us and support our work on the River by becoming a member today.

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The Non-Gala is Over, but We Can All Still Celebrate the River!

November 9th, 2015 | Posted by admin

It was a wonderful evening. Quiet, calm and perfect for reflection whether you were on, near or miles away from the St. Lawrence. Its power and magic binds us all together – and it always will.  We’ll do it again next year, look for the invite and join us with your reflections.


Just a few final thoughts from this year’s non-gala participants:

Being gone from the River for 6 months gives me summer all year long as I winter in Florida BUT I miss seeing the changes that occur. The River is my soul, my peace, my comfort; it restores my balance so by the time May 1 comes each year I HAVE to head north. I need its comfort and its restoring qualities to give my life its balance. – Lois L. 11/6/15

I miss the St. Lawrence River! – Jeff M. 11/2/15

We who stay here all year long are the most fortunate. To experience the River during all seasons is a gift. – Lauran & Dan T. 11/2/15

What a splendid way to honor the River. – Carol G. 11/2/15

No deep thoughts. We just plain old miss the River. – Phil & Kate P. 10/26/15

We are Long Island residents who found ourselves in Clayton about 5 or 6 years and enjoyed the River for several lovely summer days. On another car trip we drove halfway out on the Cape’s peninsula before heading to visit friends in New Brunswick- again, some enjoyable River experiences. It’s worth preserving! – Valerie G. 10/26/15Jim Magnes

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River Remembrance Day Quotes

November 2nd, 2015 | Posted by admin

River Remembrance Day 2015

Thoughts from our members:

I miss the St. Lawrence River! – Jeff M. 11/2/15

We who stay here all year long are the most fortunate. To experience the River during all seasons is a gift. – Lauran & Dan T. 11/2/15

What a splendid way to honor the River. – Carol G. 11/2/15

No deep thoughts. We just plain old miss the River. -Phil & Kate P. 10/26/15

We are Long Island residents who found ourselves in Clayton about 5 or 6 years and enjoyed the River for several lovely summer days. On another car trip we drove halfway out on the Cape’s peninsula before heading to visit friends in New Brunswick- again, some enjoyable River experiences. It’s worth preserving! – Valerie G. 10/26/15

Join us & other River lovers for our River Remembrance Day 2015 Non-Gala

Saturday evening, the seventh of November there will be no dinner, no dancing, no big-name entertainment.

Instead, we invite you to enjoy a quiet evening at home, wherever that may be this time of year, reflecting on the natural beauty of the St. Lawrence River, and we offer you the opportunity to join us in a River Illumination Ceremony.

As River Remembrance Day approaches we will be sharing River quotes as we receive them.

Click here for a printable comment/donation card.

Click here to donate now.

Jim Magnes

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Wild & Scenic Film Festival at Clarkson University

August 25th, 2015 | Posted by admin
About The Wild & Scenic Film Festival
Considered one of the nation’s premiere
environmental and adventure film festivals, this year’s films combine stellar filmmaking, beautiful cinematography and first-rate story-telling to inform, inspire and ignite solutions and possibilities to
restore the earth and human communities while
creating a positive future for the next generation.
This year’s selections will take audiences to some of the most remote and beautiful places on the planet, and instill a deep appreciation and a sense of wonder for the natural world that surrounds and supports us.

Save The River & Clarkson University Present the Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Saturday, September 12, 2015

3-5pm

Clarkson University Student Union

About The Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Considered one of the nation’s premiere environmental and adventure film festivals, this year’s films combine stellar filmmaking, beautiful cinematography and first-rate story-telling to inform, inspire and ignite solutions and possibilities to restore the earth and human communities while creating a positive future for the next generation.

This year’s selections will take audiences to some of the most remote and beautiful places on the planet, and instill a deep appreciation and a sense of wonder for the natural world that surrounds and supports us.

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