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Up Close and Personal on Nepal's Trishuli River

On Friday, March 17th, it was time to leave the city of Kathmandu and head west towards the resort communities along the Trishuli River.  After a 3 hour drive along the Prithvi Highway, amid commercial trucks and tourist buses traveling and passing along this two lane road following the river below, we arrived at the resort communities along the Trishuli River. The Trishuli is named after Trishula or the trident of Shiva—one

Nepal's Drukpa Kung Fu Nuns Protect Himalayan Rivers

Christine Ellis, our Deputy Director and River Advocate, is off on another adventure...this time to the Himalayas in Nepal. Follow her adventures in this and upcoming blog posts.

I am so honored to join my Waterkeeper colleagues, Sharon Khan, Min Zheng and Brett VandenHeuvel, on a Waterkeeper Alliance sponsored trip to the Himalayas and the beautiful country of Nepal. We arrived in its capital city of Kathmandu on Sunday, March 13th, tired but excited to begin our adventures.

Advocating for a Clean Energy Future in the Lumber River Basin

Winyah Rivers Foundation (Waccamaw RIVERKEEPER®) has been working to prevent and cleanup pollution from fossil-fueled energy sources like coal and natural gas throughout our watershed. As a licensed member of WATERKEEPER® Alliance, we are proponents of its Clean and Safe Energy Campaign, focusing on shifting away from our reliance on dirty fossil fuels like coal, oil and gas, towards more environmentally sustainable resources.

Canines for Clean Water Contest Is Open

As an Education Provider for the Coastal Waccamaw Stormwater Education Consortium (CWSEC), the Riverkeeper would like to share news that the CWSEC's 1st annual Canines for Clean Water contest has begun! The goal of this spokesdog contest, coordinated by Coastal Carolina University students, is to find a “poo-llution solution” and increase awareness about water quality and the importance of cleaning up after pets. The winning dog will become the face of CWSEC's 2016 pet waste outreach efforts.

Keep it clean

Your Riverkeeper is working diligently to keep it clean...our rivers, that is. Whether you swim in it, fish in it, or drink from it, we like our water clean!