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

Cultivating the #Saveit Mindset


From Don McEnhill, Executive Director I remember the 1976-77 drought as if it was a year ago. My Dad set up five 55-gallon drums on stands outside the laundry room and we pumped water to the bathrooms through holes drilled in the roof to flush our toilets to save a bit of water for the [...]

Cultivating the #Saveit Mindset2021-06-18T11:20:08-07:00

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 hiatus. The September cleanup is our largest of the year and [...]

Sponsor the Russian River Watershed Cleanup2021-07-19T11:17:38-07:00

The River Needs Your Help!


The Russian River watershed is in severe drought and the hottest days of summer are still to come. Scant rainfall and alarmingly low reservoirs mean there simply isn't enough water to go around. The State Water Board is considering passing emergency measures to address dire water shortages in the Russian River watershed. These proposed regulations [...]

The River Needs Your Help!2021-06-15T17:35:12-07:00

Can we Protect Nature by Giving it Rights?


Rights of Nature is is a growing international movement that recognizes natural systems not simply as resources for humans to use, but as living entities with rights of their own. It has the potential to transform American law and protect watersheds like the Russian River. Traditional ecological knowledge of indigenous peoples refined over thousands of [...]

Can we Protect Nature by Giving it Rights?2021-05-20T21:21:59-07:00

Don’t Love Your River to Death This Summer


With half of Sonoma County adults fully vaccinated for Covid-19, summertime fun has already begun on the Russian River. Unfortunately, these outings mean more coolers, more dogs, more trash, and a greater risk of fire. We all need to do our part to love the river without loving it to death. Here are some ways [...]

Don’t Love Your River to Death This Summer2021-05-20T21:08:06-07:00
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