To protect the environmental, recreational and commercial integrity of the Hudson River and its tributaries, and safeguard the drinking water of nine million New York City and Hudson Valley residents.
The Hudson River and the NYC Watershed are healthy ecosystems teeming with life. Residents and visitors care for and help protect these ecosystems, which provide safe drinking water and abundant opportunities for swimming, fishing, boating and other recreational activities.
We began as the Hudson River Fisherman's Association and, nearly 50 years later, we are New York’s clean water advocate, having helped set worldwide standards for waterway and watershed protection and serving as the model for more than 190 Keeper programs around the globe. Learn More
Riverkeeper is the public’s investigator, scientist, lawyer, lobbyist and public relations agent for the Hudson River. We have investigated and brought to justice hundreds of environmental lawbreakers as we protect and restore the Hudson River, safeguard New York’s drinking water, and fight to replace the Indian Point nuclear power plant with safe renewable energy. Learn More
The mission of Riverkeeper’s Junior Council is to support Riverkeeper as a pre-eminent vibrant and active non-profit for young professionals by increasing awareness, sponsorship and membership within that demographic. Learn More
From our annual Journal to a variety of reports, we keep you informed and up-to-date on the status of our advocacy work. Learn More
Riverkeeper is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt membership organization incorporated under the laws of the State of New York in 1984.
Riverkeeper is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage women and people of color to apply. We offer paid positions and internships that provide strong experience in policy, litigation, development, and communications.