Looking Forward to 2021

Goodbye 2020, hello 2021! Feels so good to say that even if really it is just another day, in another month. Needless to say, 2020 was rough for all of us. Turns out though, it was not all bad as we were able to [...]

Social Justice is Environmental Justice

2020 was a transformational year for all of us and exposed great inequities in our country and in our watershed. These inequities aren’t new and aren’t over. Last week’s attack on the Capitol showed that we all need to carry the mantle of protecting [...]

Tons of Trash

COVID-19 has worsened our trash problem by making us more reliant on disposable single-use products including safety masks and gloves. Many cash-strapped restaurants are staying afloat by offering take-out wrapped in plastic materials. With many public restrooms and businesses closed, recreational users tossed trash [...]

Fire Recovery Crew Protecting Watershed

In late October, we hired and trained a crew to help Dry Creek and Mill Creek property owners recover from the Walbridge fire. Our new crew includes a former EMT, a volunteer firefighter, a vineyard manager, one of our Clean Team crew members, and [...]

2020 in Review

Finally, 2020 is almost over and what a year it has been. The effects of COVID-19 have reached far and wide this year with unprecedented challenges felt by our local community, our businesses, our schools, and every possible aspect of our lives. Despite these [...]

We’re Hiring

Instrucción en español a continuación. Erosion Control Installer: $25 per hour This is a temporary part-time hourly position of 30-40 hours per week for up to one year.  Up to 3 days paid sick leave after 90 days. The Erosion Control Installer will report [...]

Fire Recovery & Watershed Restoration

After a wildfire, there are several impacts to our watershed and natural resources such as erosion and debris flows and the proliferation of invasive plant species.  Wildfires can melt plastic pipe road culverts and leave many hazardous trees near roadways.  The County of Sonoma’s [...]

Russian River Watershed Cleanup Month

Join Russian Riverkeeper to clean up the Russian River Watershed during the month of September! This year, cleanups will take place throughout the Russian River Watershed each weekend of September. It’s easy to participate and we provide all the gloves, trash grabbers, and bags. [...]

Thank You for Sharing Your Voice!

Thank you to all those that submitted comment letters protesting the reduction of flows to the Russian River this summer! We appreciate the time and effort you put into helping us ensure the long-term protection of our river! As climate change affects our local [...]