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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Water Conservation Challenge

#SaveIt Challenge Here in California, we all know that we need to make water conservation a way of life.  Using less water makes sense for the environment and for our bank accounts. As climate [...]

Action Alert: Your River Needs Water

Sonoma Water has slashed river flow to 50 cfs above Healdsburg and 60 cfs in the lower river. If river flow is cut that deeply, hot summer weather will likely trigger harmful algae blooms and [...]