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Paddling Events Postponed or Cancelled Due to Fast Moving Water Even though the Red River is within its banks, it is still moving fast. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources interprets the current rate of flow as very high and paddling should not be attempted in these conditions. We want all skill levels to be […]

Catfish Cup Golf Scramble

This is a fun event for golfers of all skill levels! There will be fun ways to win prizes (like putting with a paddle and chipping into a compost tumbler) while learning about River Keepers and the Red River. Player Opportunities: Individual golfer – $100*Includes 18 holes of golf with cart (shared)*Snack pack*Tournament keepsake*Team picture […]

Ruler of the Red Virtual Fishing Tournament

A fun virtual fishing tournament on the Red River using the FishDonkey app. When: Friday, May 26 at 7:00 a.m. – Sunday, June 4 at 7:00 p.m. Where: Red River of the North between Cass 22/Clay 26 and Cass 16/Clay 8. Entry Fee: $20/individual (plus a small processing fee) Payout and Categories: *Largest catfish (by […]

Urban Water Cycle Geocaching Series

Two more geocaches have been added to our Urban Water Cycle Geocaching Series! You can travel through the urban water cycle by playing this geocaching series. The Urban Water Cycle incorporates the water supply system, wastewater system and the stormwater system in a city. Haven’t tried geocaching before? Go to geocaching.com to start this free […]

Board Member Elections

Five new board members were elected at our Annual Meeting. Welcome to Amy Kronbeck, Julia Lutgen, Boe Miller, Sandie Salisbury, and Shannon Thornton! In addition, Mike Ferrie, Lindsey Lee and Jill Wilkey were re-elected to serve another three year term on River Keepers Board of Directors.

2023 Friend of the River Award

RIVER KEEPERS 2023 FRIEND OF THE RIVER AWARD was presented to Brad Durick who owns and operates Brad Durick Outdoors LLC. Brad characterizes the description of the Friend of the River because of his work in maintaining and increasing appropriate recreational use of the Red River. We appreciate Brad’s enthusiasm for helping people learn about […]

Used Food Grade 55 Gallon Barrels Needed

We are looking for 55-gallon plastic food grade barrels, do you have ideas or connections? We use these barrels to teach our resilient yard workshop series including Make Your Own Rain Barrel and Make Your Own Compost Tumbler. If possible, we like used barrels to keep them out of the landfill (that are easy to […]

Outreach Ambassador Program

Volunteers are needed to join our new Outreach Ambassador Program! Ambassadors will receive training to staff River Keepers booth at outreach events, answer questions and promote River Keepers, our events, and programs, the Red River and train Outreach Volunteer Assistants to teach a fun hands-on activity for youth. Interested in learning more? Visit our website […]

Seeking Nominations for Awards

River Keepers is seeking nominations for our awards program which identifies and recognizes individuals and organizations whose efforts enhance the Red River and its corridor through increased recreational opportunities, improved education about the resource and an improved environment. Nominations are due February 15. Find out more by clicking on the Awards Form and Criteria link […]

Seeking New Board Members

River Keepers is currently seeking new board members for a three year term.  Interviews will be held at the beginning of 2023 with elections being held at our Annual Meeting in April.  A board member must demonstrate interest in River Keepers mission, goals and activities.  We are seeking Minnesota residents, people with skills or interest […]