Youth Red River Paddling Excursions

River Keepers, with a mission to advocate for safe and sustainable use of the Red River, would like to get more youth groups out onto the Red River paddling in canoes and kayaks. This could be high school gym classes, scouting groups, summer park youth camps, etc. Each excursion would begin with the basics of […]

Legacy Endowment Fund

Are you interested in making an even bigger, more lasting difference for River Keepers? Our Legacy Endowment Fund will provide support into the future AND provide you with significant tax savings through the North Dakota Charitable Income Tax Credit. You canclaim a credit of 40% on a minimum donation of $5000 to a qualified endowment; […]

Clean ups, Clean ups and More Clean ups!

Hello, It’s that time of the year when we like to celebrate the year in review and ask our friends to consider an end of the year gift to build on that success. River Keepers hasbeen blessed with wonderful support in the form of partnering agencies, donors and volunteers again in River Keepers board of […]

Winter Solstice Walk

Join us on Tuesday, December 21. Bring some light and cheer to the longest night of the year. The looped trail at Trollwood Park (3664 Elm Street North in Fargo) will be lit at 5 p.m. and glow until 8 p.m. There will be one guided walk beginning at 6 p.m. that will take about […]

T-shirt Tote Distribution Help

Have an event or store you would like to distribute T-shirt totes at from our T-shirt to Tote Project? We have finished totes that are ready to distribute and could use help with outreach!We have found a lot of plastic bags during our clean ups at Snakey Creek. Our volunteers have been working hard to […]

Intern Spotlight: Sarah

“Hi! My name is Sarah Howe, and I’m a senior about to graduate from MSUM. I am originally from the small town of Woodstock, Vermont and transferred to MSUM in January 2019 after falling in love with the Fargo-Moorhead area. I am majoring in English and minoring in Sustainability, which is what brought me to […]

Intern Spotlight: Greta

Greta is a senior at Concordia College double majoring in Political Science and Environmental and Sustainability Studies with a Concentration on Policy, and also minoring in Philosophy. She stays busy on campus as a member of the Concordia Choir, improv and mock trial teams, and a first-year transition mentor. Greta has been very passionate about […]

Intern Spotlight: Katie

Katie will graduate in December from Bemidji State University. She is majoring in geohydrology with a minor in geology. Katie enjoys interning at River Keepers, learning about water quality monitoring, and helping improve our rain barrel, compost tumbler, and pollinator workshops offered in the Fargo/Moorhead area. After Bemidji, she plans to obtain a master’s degree […]

Nonprofit Optimist Podcast

Thanks to the Nonprofit Optimist for having Project Coordinator, Kim Radebaugh, on their podcast! It was fun to share information about project and event planning, how the pandemic impacted our programming and volunteer experiences, and the importance (both personally and professionally) of building community through networking. Take a listen at nonprofitoptimist.com/blog/npo-045-river-keepers! #RKThanks

MSUM Trail Cleanup Summary

Written by Sarah Howe, MSUM Intern with River Keepers On Saturday, October 23rd I organized a group clean-up along the trails around the Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead. The clean-up was open to all MSUM students, particularly aimed at the Sustainability students. The weather outside was beautiful and sunny, perfect for walking along the trails and […]