15th Annual River Blessing

Alpine Groves Park 2060 State Road 13, St. Johns

St. Johns County Parks and Recreation and Earth Kinship invite you to participate in the annual River Blessing at Alpine Groves Park on Saturday, January 28 from 9-11 a.m. The River Blessing first started in 2008 with an elder of the Lakota Nation who visited Florida. This event is intended to be a spiritual but […]

Reunite the Rivers Concert

Jacksonville University | Riverfront Amphitheater 2800 University Blvd. N., Jacksonville, FL

Join St. Johns RIVERKEEPER and JU’s Marine Science Research Institute (MSRI) for a concert in support of restoring the Ocklawaha River, the largest tributary of the St. Johns. Bring your own chairs, blankets and refreshments and enjoy an afternoon of music. The local Twisting Roots food truck will be on site! Show your support for […]

Great Florida Riverway Reunion – Palatka

Azalea City Brewing 120 South 7th Street, Palatka, FL

Join St. Johns RIVERKEEPER and Azalea City Brewing for a gathering in support of restoring the Ocklawaha River, the largest tributary of the St. Johns. Enjoy craft beer, the Cajun Knights food truck and musical entertainment by Corey on Sax. There will also be a St. Johns River photo exhibit by Will Dickey with an […]

Climate Change & the St. Johns: Rising Tides

Tabula Rasa Brewing 2385 Corbett Street, Jacksonville, FL

Join local young professional groups - Council EDGE (World Affairs Council of Jacksonville), NextUp JAX (JAX Chamber) and Rising Tides (St. Johns RIVERKEEPER) - for networking and a fireside chat with your St. Johns Riverkeeper, Lisa Rinaman. Lisa will discuss how climate change, sea level rise and pollution threaten the health of the St. Johns […]


Rising Tides: McCoys Creek Cleanup

Northbank Riverwalk 111 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida

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 Closed toe shoes (required) Rain boots, work boots, or waders are extremely helpful! Optional: Heavy duty gloves (if desired) Cleanup gloves and bags will […]

Moncrief Creek Cleanup with White Harvest Farms

White Harvest Farms 5348 Moncrief Road, Jacksonville, FL

A river is only as healthy as its tributaries. Join us as we clean up 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 closed-toe shoes, rain boots and bring waders, if you have […]

Ocklawaha Paddle with Adventure Outpost

Join us for a paddling tour of the Ocklawaha River with expert guide Lars Andersen! We will begin just downstream from the Kirkpatrick (formerly Rodman) Dam. This section of the Ocklawaha below the dam is wide and braided, and we'll navigate past numerous side streams and winding forks that make this an interesting area to […]


2nd Annual Source to Sea Celebration: 310 Paddlers

Azalea City Brewing 120 South 7th Street, Palatka, FL

The 2nd annual Source to Sea Celebration is a time to honor the exclusive group of individuals who have paddled all 310 miles of the St. Johns River. All are welcome to celebrate with us throughout the day as we explore Putnam County. The day's events will culminate with a celebration at Azalea City Brewing […]

Rising Tides Membership Meeting

Wicked Barley 4100 Baymeadows Rd, Jacksonville, FL

Join the Rising Tides Steering Committee for our bi-monthly membership meeting at Wicked Barley! Stop by to learn more about Rising Tides and how you can get involved with St. Johns Riverkeeper, and enjoy a beverage with like-minded young professionals. We will be discussing upcoming events, advocacy and fundraising priorities. If you are interested in […]

Eco Adventure: World Wildlife Day

Tree Hill Nature Center 7152 Lone Star Rd, Jacksonville, FL

Join us for our first Eco Adventure of 2023 as we learn about native wildlife and how the St. Johns River provides habitat for these awesome creatures! Tree Hill educators will walk us through the exhibits and provide opportunities to interact with the animals. World Wildlife Day is March 3! This is the perfect opportunity […]


Rising Tides: McCoys Creek Cleanup & St. Johns River Celebration

319 Cherokee Street 319 Cherokee Street, Jacksonville, FL

Join Rising Tides young professionals for our monthly cleanup on McCoys Creek! As always, all of our cleanups are RAIN or SHINE!  This month we're partnering with the City of Jacksonville for their annual St. Johns River Celebration cleanup. We will meet at Hollybrook Park as we remove plastic bottles, cigarette butts, discarded toys and […]

Bert Maxwell Boat Ramp Cleanup

Bert Maxwell Boat Ramp 500 Maxwell Rd., Jacksonville, FL

Help us clean the Bert Maxwell Boat Ramp! This area just west of the Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens features a boat ramp as well as multiple floating docks with access to the Trout River. Come and help St. Johns Riverkeeper remove debris from this shoreline park. Come out and participate in the Great St. Johns […]