2021 Russian River Watershed Cleanup Day

We’re still celebrating the success of the 35th Anniversary of Russian River Watershed Cleanup Day. It was great to gather again after last year’s COVID-caused hiatus and talk to over 350 volunteers. We removed more than 12,000 pounds of trash from the watershed. [...]

Sponsor the Russian River Watershed Cleanup

Russian Riverkeeper is pleased to announce the exciting plans we have in store for the 35th annual Russian River Watershed Cleanup on Saturday, September 18th 2021. We’re looking forward to gathering again with you to show the river some love after last year’s Covid-caused [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

A River Home for the Homeless

By Don McEnhill, Russian Riverkeeper My love for the Russian River has taken me places I never thought I’d go, like homeless camps. An estimated 1,148 people live in homeless camps along the Russian River — which flows south through Mendocino and Sonoma Counties [...]

Worldwide Action for Trash Cleanup

Our Clean Team celebrated World Environment Day by partnering with River Cleanup and Rotary International to take action to #endplasticsoup. Volunteers picked up over a half a ton of trash in Santa Rosa, Healdsburg, Sebastopol, Guerneville and Monte Rio. They then made a difference for World [...]

Russian Riverkeeper Clean Team Program Launch

Russian Riverkeeper is happy to announce its new program, Russian Riverkeeper Clean Team. The program will tackle trash from Ukiah to Jenner, and ensure that the work formally managed under Clean River Alliance endures into the future. The Russian Riverkeeper Clean Team will focus [...]

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