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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, […]

Red River Paddling Excursions

A leisurely paced group paddle with local experts sharing their knowledge of the Red River. All skill levels are welcome! Each excursion begins at 6:00 p.m. with basics of canoeing, kayaking and safety. Please arrive by 5:30 p.m. In the case of inclement weather, all programs will be rescheduled for the following Wednesday. $10 per […]

Canoe and Kayak Rentals at Hjemkomst Landing

The Red River’s has decided to slow down so the Canoe and Kayak Rentals at Hjemkomst Landing will open (rain and wind dependent)! Hours are Tuesdays and Thursday 4:00-8:00 p.m., Saturdays 11:00a.m.-6:00 p.m., and Sundays 12:00-6:00 p.m. Vessels are $10/hour/vessel first come first served.

Lil Anglers Fishing Clinic & Derby

Join us for a FREE Lil Anglers Fishing Clinic & Derby on Tuesday, June 20 at Dike East, 100 2nd St. S, Fargo. Adult supervision is required. The clinic is from 5:30-6:30 p.m. with the derby being held from 6:30-7:30 p.m. (ages 13 and under). Stations include: casting, knot tying, fish Identification, ethics and safety and more!  Fishing […]

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 […]