Water Quality Training

Okefenokee Swamp Park 5700 Okefenokee Swamp Park Rd, Waycross, GA

Become a Citizen Scientist! Get certified to monitor your local waterways by attending one of Adopt-A-Stream's QA/QC workshops! QA/QC stands for Quality Assurance/Quality Control, meaning volunteers must all be trained to use the same techniques to ensure that the data they submit are accurate, precise, and credible. Adopt-A-Stream trainers will provide hands-on instruction in monitoring […]

MEMBERS ONLY: 6th Birthday Celebration

Okefenokee Swamp Park 5700 Okefenokee Swamp Park Rd, Waycross, GA

Come celebrate St. Marys Riverkeeper's 6th birthday! Make a day of it at Okefenokee Swamp Park in Waycross, GA. This is a MEMBERS ONLY family friendly event which includes a picnic style lunch, kids activities, boat and train tours before and after event, raffle items, Riverkeeper merchandise, and a chat with St. Marys Riverkeeper about […]

Site Captain Mingle

Brackish Brewery 907 Dilworth Street, St. Marys, GA

Are you a new or returning Site Captain for our annual River Cleanup? Come mingle to learn more about this year's cleanup! Last year, we had 23 sites with 250 volunteers contributing more than 570 service hours to pull 8 tons of trash and debris from the St. Marys River and surrounding areas. We are […]

World Water Day

  Waterways around the world are under attack by pollution and mismanagement, but everyone can do their part to make a difference and let your voices be heard! Take Action this on World Water Day Tuesday, March 22, 2022. Join St. Marys Riverkeeper and Waterkeepers around the world as we celebrate 50 years since the […]

Paddle the Swamp

Okefenokee Adventures 4159 Suwannee Canal Road, Folkston, GA

Paddle the headwaters of the St. Marys River with St. Marys Riverkeeper and learn about the Okefenokee Swamp from our Guest Expert. Our route begins at the Suwannee Canal Recreation Area within the National Wildlife Refuge (be prepared to pay a $5 parking fee). From this launch site, we’ll paddle up the Suwannee Canal and […]

Ride the Ridge

Okefenokee Adventures 4159 Suwannee Canal Road, Folkston, GA

Grab your bike and join St. Marys Riverkeeper as we ride along a portion of Trail Ridge and learn about the Okefenokee Swamp and Chesser Island Landfill. Our Guest speaker will discuss the landfill and the impacts it may have on the St. Marys River watershed. Route is Swamp Island Drive which is a 7.5 […]

St. Marys River Annual Cleanup

A River is only as healthy as its tributaries. Join us and Keep Nassau Beautiful for the 24th ANNUAL RIVER CLEANUP! What to Bring: Reusable Water Bottle Hat & Sunglasses Closed toe shoes (required) Rain boots, work boots, or waders are extremely helpful! Optional: Heavy duty gloves (if desired) ATTENTION BAKER COUNTY RESIDENTS, Baker County UF IFAS Extension […]

Riverkeeper Meet and Greet

SJ Brewing Company 463646 State Rd 200 Suite 13, Yulee, Florida

Are you interested in learning more about St. Marys Riverkeeper? Join us for a Happy Hour Mingle at SJ Brewing in Yulee, FL.  Come mingle, drink local beer, and talk about how we can better enrich our St. Marys River! Learn about upcoming Volunteer opportunities, fun events, and how you can engage with us this […]

Ride to the Rookery

McIntosh Sugarmill Park Charlie Smith Sr Hwy, St. Marys, GA

Join St. Marys Riverkeeper and a Crooked River Park Ranger on a field trip to springtime breeding grounds for hundreds of birds, such as wood storks, herons, egrets, shorebirds, ibis, stilts, and roseate spoonbills. If you are wanting to bike, please arrive at McIntosh Sugarmill Park for a 9a departure. Total roundtrip biking time is […]

Riverkeeper Meet and Greet

Brackish Brewery 907 Dilworth Street, St. Marys, GA

Are you interested in learning more about St. Marys Riverkeeper? Join us for a Happy Hour Mingle at Brackish Beer Company in St. Marys, GA.  Come mingle, drink local beer, and talk about how we can better enrich our St. Marys River! Learn about upcoming Volunteer opportunities, fun events, and how you can engage with […]

Paddle to Big Cypress

Melton Nelson Boat Ramp 463540 S.R. 200, Yulee, FL

Grab your kayak, canoe, or paddleboard for an on-the-water experience with Amelia Adventures to the Big Cypress on Lofton Creek in Yulee, FL. This paddle is perfect for paddlers of any level, including children and beginners. It’s an intimate nature experience in which participants can expect to get up close and personal with nature. The […]

Riverkeeper Meet and Greet

Mocama Beer Company 629 S 8th St, Fernandina Beach, FL

Are you interested in learning more about St. Marys Riverkeeper? Join us for a Happy Hour Mingle at Mocama Beer Company in Fernandina Beach, FL.  Come mingle, drink local beer, and talk about how we can better enrich our St. Marys River! Learn about upcoming Volunteer opportunities, fun events, and how you can engage with […]