For the River. For us all.

With your help, we will defend the St. Johns River and advocate for its protection. 

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

Advocacy Campaigns

Free the Ocklawaha

Every three to five years the “lost springs” of the Ocklawaha River awaken during a months-long draw down at George Kirkpatrick Dam. […]

River UPRising

The St. Johns River resembles the Atlantic Ocean more than at any other time in its past: The currents are faster, the water is saltier and the tidal range can be more extreme […]

Don’t Feed the Algae

Toxic green algae outbreaks are increasing in duration and frequency threatening our waterways and our health. The St. Johns River experienced more than 90 days of outbreaks this summer impacting more than […] 

Follow our legislative bill watch-list and stay tuned for ways to take action for our River. 

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Be River Friendly.

Through big or small actions, we all can make a difference for our St. Johns River.

Upcoming Events

Middle Basin Boat Cleanup

Monday, January 27, 2020

Often, River trash is transported during tropical storms and hurricanes events from flooded properties along the river. When the water levels decline in January-April in our River's Middle Basin a lot of this debris is exposed and able to be removed with little effort and boat access. We're partnering with Captain Josh, Owner and Captain […]

Rising Tides: General Meeting and Social (Lower Basin)

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Rising Tides is for young professionals and community-minded advocates ages 21 – 44 who want to help support the St. Johns River and St. Johns Riverkeeper through membership and participation in a range of community service and social activities. Learn more about Rising Tides here . Our general meeting to review and plan upcoming events will be […]

Get Your Feet Wet | February – Lost Springs of the Ocklawaha Paddles (Middle Basin)

Saturday, February 8, 2020

THIS KAYAK TRIP IS COMPLETELY FULL! Contact Adventure Outpost for other available dates at adventureoutpost.net. Don’t miss this opportunity to see some of “Lost Springs” of the Ocklawaha! Join St. Johns Riverkeeper staff and Master Naturalist/Owner of Adventure Outpost, Lars Anderson, on this 4 hour downstream paddle (going with the current) that will take us […]

Lost Springs: Screening & Panel (Lower Basin)

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Discover the Lost Springs and Help us Free the Ocklawaha! Join us at Sun-Ray Cinema for a special screening of "Lost Springs" film documentary followed by a panel discussion with your St. Johns Riverkeeper and other experts.

Rising Tides: McCoys Creek Cleanup (Lower Basin)

Sunday, February 16, 2020

Join us for our monthly cleanup on McCoys Creek led by Rising Tides, our Young Professionals Group. Learn more about Rising Tides here As always all of our cleanups are Rain or Shine What to bring: Reusable Water Bottle Hat & Sunglasses You must wear closed toe shoes (rain boots, work boots, or waders are extremely […]

Lost Springs: Screening & Panel (Middle Basin)

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Discover the Lost Springs and Help us Free the Ocklawaha! Join us at Sun-Ray Cinema for a special screening of "Lost Springs" film documentary followed by a panel discussion with your St. Johns Riverkeeper and other experts.

Rising Tides Edition- Ocklawaha: Lost Springs Paddles (Middle Basin)

Sunday, February 23, 2020

THIS KAYAK TRIP IS COMPLETELY FULL! Contact Adventure Outpost for other available dates. http://adventureoutpost.net/ learn more & register

River Patrol: General Meeting (Lower Basin)

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Join us for the River Patrol Committee Meeting. All are welcome! River Patrol is a volunteer-based program designed to increase St. Johns Riverkeeper’s ability to monitor the St. Johns River and its tributaries and to increase the visibility of our organization in the community. River Patrol is a “river watch” program that monitors water quality […]

Rising Tides: McCoys Creek Cleanup~ St. Johns River Celebration (Lower Basin)

Saturday, March 21, 2020

Join us for our monthly cleanup on McCoys Creek led by Rising Tides, our Young Professionals Group. Learn more about Rising Tides here As always all of our cleanups are Rain or Shine What to bring: Reuseable Water Bottle Hat & Sunglasses You must wear closed toe shoes (rain boots, work boots, or waders are extremely […]

Eco-Heritage Spring 2020 Boat Cruise (Middle Basin)

Thursday, April 16, 2020 to Friday, April 17, 2020

Rising Tides: McCoys Creek Cleanup

Sunday, April 19, 2020

Join us for our monthly cleanup on McCoys Creek led by Rising Tides, our Young Professionals Group. Learn more about Rising Tides here As always all of our cleanups are Rain or Shine What to bring: Reusable Water Bottle Hat & Sunglasses You must wear closed toe shoes (rain boots, work boots, or waders are extremely […]

Our education programs are designed to connect students and educators to the magnificent river.