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Thankful doesn’t begin to describe how much we appreciate all of you! If you are a volunteer, funder, partner, member, junior member, outreach ambassador, event participant, or silent follower, THANK YOU for all you do to help us advocate for safe and sustainable use of the Red River! #RKThanks

Winter Solstice Walk Volunteers Needed

Help us bring some light and cheer to the longest night of the year! We need volunteers who can prepare supplies ahead of time and help at our Winter Solstice Walk on December 21 at M.B. Johnson Park. Last year we had several hundred people attend and we are hoping for another great turnout! *Prep […]

55-Gallon Plastic Food Grade Barrels Needed

We are looking for 55-gallon plastic food grade barrels for our 2024 Resilient Yard Workshop Series! We can pay or offer sponsorship benefits for donating. For more information, please contact Kim at 701-356-8915 or kimberly@riverkeepers.org. Barrels are used to make rain barrels and compost tumblers for this hands on workshop series to #SustaintheRed! This year […]

Reforest The Red And Water Festival Recaps

Over 300 volunteers came out for Reforest the Red Fargo on September 12 planting 1,800 saplings and 500 big trees near the entrance of Lindenwood Park. Huge thank you to everyone who helped make this happen to #SustaintheRed. This event is hosted by City of Fargo, Fargo Park District, River Keepers, and Cass County Soil Conservation […]

Get Your Celebrate Our Red, Fall FUNdraiser, Tickets Today

Join River Keepers for our 13th annual FUNdraiser, Celebrate Our Red, at the Swiontek Center in Gate City Bank from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 19th. Attendees can enjoy an hors d’oeurves buffet, beer, and wine while bidding on fun silent auction items such as: a behind the scenes tour for 10 of […]

Last Few Days for Canoe and Kayak Rentals at Hjemkomst Landing

Our canoe and kayak rental season is winding down, but a few opportunities remain to get out on the Red while you still can! Due to limited staffing, remaining rental dates are: Saturday, September 2, 11 am-6 pm Thursday, September 7, 4-8 pm Saturday, September 9, 11 am-6 pm (Half-off rentals as part of Greater […]

Red River Water Festival Volunteers Needed

Our new sign-up form is live for the Red River Water Festival! Sign up to volunteer at one of our biggest events of the year. Over 2,000 3rd and 4th graders will visit us throughout the event to learn all about water from our amazing presenters. We have a lot of shifts to fill to […]

Casting for Catfish w/Brad Durick (Member and Volunteer Only Event)

Catfish Guide, Brad Durick, will be at Dike East on August 17 from 6-8 p.m. to help River Keepers members and/or volunteers learn to fish. The evening will start with a short informational talk and then participants will start casting from the banks of the Red River. A limited number of poles will be provided […]

Storm Drain Marking Program Volunteers Needed

Not everyone knows that when it rains and the snow melts, the water drains to the Red River without being treated. Sign up to volunteer for our Storm Drain Marking Program to raise awareness about storm water pollution! We need volunteers to place markers next to storm drains that say, “No Dumping, Drains to River” […]

31st Annual Race the Red Canoe and Kayak Race

Written by Chris Dixon African conservationist Baba Dioum once said, “In the end we will conserve only what we love.”  This truth is reflected in River Keepers’ motto, “Learn, Sustain, Enjoy.” In keeping with the spirit of these words River Keepers recently hosted the 31st annual Race the Red Canoe and Kayak Race. As always, […]