Redistricting: Preserve the North Coast


Redistricting is the once-a-decade process of redrawing the political boundaries for elective offices after the U.S. Census. Following the 2020 Census, California reduced its congressional seats by one to 52 so it could accurately reflect the state’s population.  Draft maps of the new district lines are available online.  The North Bay-North Coast 2nd Congressional District [...]

Redistricting: Preserve the North Coast2021-11-18T10:46:18-08:00

Riverkeeper Don McEnhill Honored


Riverkeeper Don McEnhill awarded Sonoma County Environmentalist of the Year 2021 by the Sonoma County Conservation Council. Public celebration on December 1, 2021 (7-8:30pm) via zoom. Details about the zoom event will be announced soon on the Sonoma County Conservation Council website. Come honor the awardees in person at Sonoma County Conservation Council's Holiday Networking [...]

Riverkeeper Don McEnhill Honored2021-11-16T12:12:55-08:00

Watch & Learn More About Russian Riverkeeper


The well-known phrase “Go with the flow” takes on a different and more vital meaning when it comes to the Russian River. Because here in the Russian River watershed, our people and economy are heavily reliant on continuous flows in the Russian River. It is this irreplaceable natural resource that makes everything “go” [...]

Watch & Learn More About Russian Riverkeeper2021-11-16T15:26:29-08:00

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. What a great day's work!   Your Content Goes Here [...]

2021 Russian River Watershed Cleanup Day2021-10-11T19:46:11-07:00

New Advocacy Internship Available


If you are or know a student currently in law school and are interested in learning more about our work in the Russian River Watershed, this may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for! This new intern program is designed to cover a variety of policy and legal projects that relate to Russian Riverkeeper’s work, [...]

New Advocacy Internship Available2021-10-11T17:33:31-07:00

Potter Valley Project Update


The Potter Valley Project, which diverts water from the Eel to the Russian River, was on track to be taken over by a group of five entities from both watersheds. The federal agency that licenses hydropower facilities recently denied a request from the group to extend the timeline to complete required studies. Contrary to what [...]

Potter Valley Project Update2021-10-11T17:29:56-07:00

Mes de la Herencia Hispana en el condado de Sonoma


Este año, el Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana se celebrará del 15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre de 2021. California y el condado de Sonoma tienen una rica historia de contribuciones hispanoamericanas a la cultura y los logros que dan forma a nuestro diverso panorama actual. Aproximadamente el 30% de la población del [...]

Mes de la Herencia Hispana en el condado de Sonoma2021-08-23T10:52:01-07:00

Time to Act


Good or bad, a lot of historic moments have been happening lately. The current one being the state of water within our watershed which is hitting new, historic daily lows on the regular. While this is probably one we will not be bragging about anytime soon, it does present us with the opportunity to [...]

Time to Act2021-08-23T10:43:22-07:00

Code Red for Humanity


The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a 3,500 page report this month the UN Secretary-General characterized as “code red for humanity.” Atmospheric levels of CO2 have not been this high in 2 million years, oceans have risen an average of 8 inches over the last century, heatwaves are hotter and longer lasting, and [...]

Code Red for Humanity2021-08-20T07:56:52-07:00

Summer Notes from the Field


It's been a while since you've heard from us. We've been busy!   Our season of fire recovery work came to a close in early April. We are so grateful we had the opportunity to help our community and watershed heal from the Walbridge and Glass Fires.  At our peak, we had 7 [...]

Summer Notes from the Field2021-06-21T14:28:10-07:00
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