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

Upcoming Events

Education Go Take a Hike

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Join a St. Johns Riverkeeper Educator the first Wednesday of the month along the banks of the St. Johns River or a tributary. In October, St. Johns Riverkeeper has partnered with Duval Audubon Society to discuss how Jacksonville plays a vital role in the migratory patterns of birds. Don't forget to bring your binoculars! Hands-on […]

Cowford Redfish Tourney

Friday, October 8, 2021 to Saturday, October 9, 2021

The Cowford is a tournament 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 water ecosystems for future generations. We hope that […]

Rising Tides: McCoy’s Creek Cleanup

Sunday, October 17, 2021

Join Rising Tides young professionals for our monthly cleanup on McCoys Creek! 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 helpful! Optional: Heavy duty gloves (if desired) Cleanup gloves […]

Education EcoTour

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Join a St. Johns Riverkeeper Educator the third Wednesday of the month on board the St. Johns River Water Taxi! Thanks to the generous donation of Subaru of Jacksonville, St. Johns Riverkeeper is able to offer (2) 50 minute educational boat trips each month at a reduced rate. Registration is required as space is limited. […]

Girl Scouts: EcoTour

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Are you a Girl Scout looking to learn about the St. Johns River while on the water? We have partnered with the Water Taxi to offer a 50-minute boat trip. Activate your inner RIVER EXPLORER and study the importance of salinity on the health of the ecosystem. Discuss salt water intrusion and how humans can […]

Moncrief Creek Cleanup with White Harvest Farms

Saturday, October 30, 2021

A River is only as healthy as its tributaries. Join us in the cleanup and restoration of one of the historic tributaries of the St. Johns River. Buckets, grabbers, disposable gloves, and bags will be provided. Trash collected will be hauled away. Attendees are encouraged to wear a mask, closed toe shoes, rain boots and […]

Girl Scouts: Get Your Feet Wet

Saturday, November 13, 2021

Become a RIVER SCIENTIST. Head outside for a PADDLE on Pottsburg Creek. Scouts will learn what watershed is, the importance of tributary health in regards to land development, and test the Creek’s turbidity. Discuss river issues and how humans can positively and negatively impact the health of the ecosystem. All Wet Sports is available to outfit your […]

Oyster Roast

Friday, November 19, 2021

Save the date for St. Johns RIVERKEEPER's annual Oyster Roast! Mark your calendar now and plan to join us Friday, November 19 at 7 p.m. at the Garden Club of Jacksonville. Details and registration coming soon!

Rising Tides: McCoy’s Creek Cleanup

Sunday, November 21, 2021

Join our Rising Tides young professionals for our KAYAKING monthly cleanup on McCoys Creek! 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 helpful) Heavy duty gloves (if desired) Cleanup gloves […]

Rising Tides: McCoy’s Creek Cleanup

Sunday, December 19, 2021

Join our Rising Tides young professionals for our KAYAKING monthly cleanup on McCoys Creek! 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 helpful) Heavy duty gloves (if desired) Cleanup gloves […]

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Order your Specialty Jumbo Shrimp Tag – proceeds go to us!

Recent Blog Posts

Toxins from Algae Blooms in River Raise Concerns

Recently, the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) issued a Health Alert due to the presence of harmful blue-green algal toxins, or cyanotoxins, in the St. Johns River. The FDOH issued the alert based on a water sample taken from the St. Johns River near Mandarin Point...

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