The vision of St. Johns Riverkeeper is to ensure a clean and healthy river for current and future generations.

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Digital Series

Don’t Feed the Algae Webinars

Take a deep dive into our River issues and summertime algae blooms. How are we connected to river pollution like algae blooms and what can we do to help? […]

River Rising Solutions Webcast

LIVE every other Wednesday at 4pm  | Be a part of the solution! Join us webcast style as we discuss solutions from all over the world, nation, and state looking at solutions for rising waters and climate change, with a focus on our St. Johns River. ​[…]

Nature Skills

New updates every other Monday | Volunteer and citizen-driven skill sharing series that’s all about highlighting you – our dear volunteers, members, and partners […]

Science Sundays

New updates every other  Sunday | Test the quality of the St. Johns River with a St. Johns Riverkeeper Educator! Each test is important to understanding and studying the health of the St. Johns River ecosystem […]

River Friendly At Home

New updates on Fridays  | Featuring tips, workshops/how-tos, and ways you can implement River Friendly practices at home and […]

Get your feet wet

Join us virtually as we explore different areas of our Watershed and build up an encyclopedia of knowledge on the St. Johns River’s habitats, wildlife, its threats, and most importantly – what you can do to make a difference […]

Digital Campaigns

Trash Tag Challenge

If you’re cooped up and want to serve your River where you are – join our #SJRKTrashTag challenge[…]


Share your Nature photos! Nature and our St. Johns River are the healing we all need right now. The natural world’s remedies are all around us – we just have to notice ​ […]

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Virtual Events

River Rising Webcast | Episode 10: Wetlands and Carbon Capture

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Episode 10: River Rising: Wetlands and Carbon Capture Lisa Chambers, Professor of Biology, University of Central Florida We often discuss wetlands as a filter and sponge for an increasing amount of water coming from the sky and oceans. Scientists from the University of Central Florida are understanding more about wetlands as carbon sinks, holding more […]

Cowford Redfish Tournament – Benefiting St. Johns Riverkeeper

Friday, October 16, 2020 to Saturday, October 17, 2020

The Cowford is a fishing tournament with aims to highlight the pristine Spartina estuaries of the Lower St. Johns River, now increasingly threatened by needless industrial expansion, sedimentation, over-development along the river's banks and excess nutrient loading from a multitude of sources upstream. The Cowford benefits our mission to sustain healthy ecosystems for future generations […]

River Rising Webcast | Episode 11: Connecting Tributary Restoration and Rising Waters

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Episode 11: River Rising: Connecting Tributary Restoration and Rising Waters John Kiefer, Principal Water Resources Engineer, Wood Inc. Smaller waterways that lead to our rivers have been altered and left polluted and degraded after decades of development. Restoring tributaries means reconnecting wetlands, shorelines and replanting trees lost to parking lots and roads. While we are […]

River Rising Webcast | Episode 12: Houston Resilience & Recovery Since Hurricane Harvey

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Episode 12: Resilient Houston: Renaissance and Recovery since Hurricane Harvey Marissa Aho, Chief Resiliency Officer, City of Houston Hurricane Harvey hit the City of Houston weeks before Hurricane Irma devastated thousands in the St. Johns River watershed. In the aftermath, Houston leveraged $2.4 billion in local and federal dollars to implement a series of town […]

Drive-In Oyster Roast

Friday, November 20, 2020

While a traditional St. Johns Riverkeeper Oyster Roast is not feasible this year, the show must go on! Our team has creatively planned for a modified Roast – drive-in movie style! November 20, 2020, St. Johns Riverkeeper will host a Drive-In Oyster Roast entertainment experience to celebrate our River and raise funds, while ensuring the […]

Recent Blog Posts

Lisa Rinaman Tribute to Bill Belleville

Lisa Rinaman Tribute to Bill Belleville

In 1997, I fell in love with the St. Johns River than runs through the heart of Jacksonville. In 2005, Bill Bellville introduced me to the wild, tropical, surreal St. Johns that exists for hundreds of miles before it snakes through my adopted hometown. As part of the...

Going Virtual: Our education programs are designed to connect students, educators, and families with our mighty River.