Red River Paddling Excursions

A leisurely paced group paddle with local experts sharing their knowledge of the Red River. All skill levels are welcome. * Birds of the Red River on May 19 led by FM Audubon Chapter. * History of the Red River on June 16 and August 4 led by Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County* […]


Want to help make a difference while you shop in the Amazon app, at no extra cost to you? Simply follow the instructions below to select “River Keepers” as your charity and activate AmazonSmile in the app. They’ll donate a portion of your eligible mobile app purchases to us.How it works:1. Open the Amazon app […]

River Water Temperature

Warm air doesn’t always mean warm water in our rivers or lakes. Fifty five degree water may not sound very cold, but it can be deadly. Tips to #EnjoytheRed: Consider staying off/out of water until water is warmer. Be sure to check the weather and water temperature before you go out on the water. Red […]

2021 Partnership Award Winners

We’d like to recognize our 2021 Partnership Award winners: Craig Larson, Craig Larson Landscape Architects; Bryan Leininger, AGL Landscape Architects; Matt Torgerson JLG Architects; Penny Retzer, Momentum Leadership Solutions; and Jodi Duncan, Flint Communications. (Jodi is missing from the picture which was taken quick and then masks were put back on.) The Partnership Award recognizes […]

Canoe & Kayak Rental Shack Attendants Needed

Looking to work outdoors in a fun summer environment? Why not apply for a canoe and kayak attendant and hit the Red River with this unique position! Apply here. #MoorheadParksandRec #EnjoytheRed

Learn Sustain Enjoy Magazine Article

Thank you to Midwest Nest Magazine LLC for the article about how River Keepers helps the community #LearntheRed, #SustaintheRed and #EnjoytheRed. #RKThanks

Winter Scavenger Hunt

Watch as volunteer Annie Wodarek leads you on a winter scavenger hunt along the Red River. Print the scavenger hunt and go exploring on your own.

Award Nominations

River Keepers is looking for award nominations for our annual awards program. Deadline is February 19. The awards form and criteria can be found at Scroll to the River Keepers Activities section.  Awards were created by Grain Designs.

Edible Forest and Stormwater Pond Planting Survey

Please take this survey so that we can gather community input about a potential food forest and stormwater pond planting at M.B. Johnson Park in North Moorhead. This project is being explored by the Moorhead Community Resilience Task Force, which is a partnership of key local organizations working together to create a more resilient community. […]