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LIVE: River Paddling Excursions Return

River Keepers Re-Launching Paddling Events On July 22nd

  River levels have been yo-yoing all summer, but now they’re the prefect level for people to head out onto the water and learn a bit about one of our region’s biggest natural resources. River Keepers is re-launching its river paddling excursion series on July 22nd. That event is sold out, but you can still sign for an events on…

People are Making Rain Barrels for a Cleaner Red River

The Cass County Soil Conservation District, the Clay County Soil and Water Conservation District, and River Keepers come together to teach people about the benefits of having a rain barrel at their home

MOORHEAD, MINN.– People in Cass and Clay Counties are helping protect the Red River’s water quality by building their own rain barrels. The Cass County Soil Conservation District, the Clay County Soil and Water Conservation District, and River Keepers come together to teach people about the benefits of having a rain barrel at their home. Participants learn the basics of…

River Keepers Advises No Recreational River Activity Until Levels Decrease

The non-profit plans to wait until the river levels are back to normal before beginning its cleanup activities

FARGO, N.D.– River Keepers in Fargo is advising people to steer clear of trying any recreational activity on the rivers during flooding conditions. River Keepers, a non-profit organization, is sticking by its mission of advocating for safe and sustainable use of the Red River. The non-profit plans to wait until the river levels are back to normal before beginning its…

River Keepers Looking for Volunteers to Help “Reforest the Red”

The group plans on planting trees with 450 students near County Road 20

FARGO, N.D. —┬áRiver Keepers are looking for volunteers to plant trees tomorrow along the Red River in north Fargo. As part of its “Reforest the Red” initiative, the group needs people to dig holes for the trees and shrubs, and also teach kids about planting, mulching, and watering. They recommend that volunteers wear long pants, sneakers, and gloves. With 450…

Paddling Through History: People Learn about History While Canoeing on the Red River

The tour was one excursion put on by the Moorhead Park District

MOORHEAD, Minn. —┬áThere was a new kind of history class floating alongside the banks of the Red River. People paddle their way along the Red River in canoes and kayaks while picking up historical lessons about the river with each stroke. For one local historian, who has done the tour for a handful of years, the opportunity to combine canoeing…

River Keepers Volunteers its Way to Help Keep Rivers Clean

The Storm Drain Marking Program partners with the cities of Moorhead, Fargo, and West Fargo to prevent pollution

MOORHEAD, MN– River Keepers is volunteering its way to help keep rivers clean. The Storm Drain Marking Program partners with the cities of Moorhead, Fargo, and West Fargo to prevent pollution. Garbage and debris move from storm drains into the Red River. Volunteers mark the storm drains in these areas with stickers that say, “No Dumping Drains to Rivers.” Volunteers…

LIVE: Red River Paddling Excursions

River Keepers, Moorhead Parks & Rec, Starting Summer River Series

  KVRR’s Adam Ladwig hang out on a kayak on the Red River with Christine Holland, executive director of River Keepers. The group aims to raise awareness and appreciation for the river. It’s teaming up with the Moorhead Parks and Recreation department for the River Paddling Excursion events series. The first event is Red River Trivia, from 6-8 p.m. on…