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Celebrating the Wild Side of Florida ~ Bill Belleville

  • Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 at 7pm
    Location: St Augustine Amphitheatre

    Florida’s award winning environmental writer & documentary filmmaker Bill Belleville will…

Water Action updates

Posted by Matanzas Riverkeeper, Friday, November 14th, 2014 @ 5:32am

Kayak Durbin Creek, Racetrack Road

  • Thursday, December 4th, 2014 at 10am - 12:30pm, Saturday, December 6th, 2014 at 10am - 12:30pm
    Location: 4936 Race Track Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32259

    Join St. Johns County Recreation and Parks Department's AyoLane…

Fellow Kayakers and Nature Explorers

  • Friday, December 19th, 2014 at 10am
    Location: Trout Creek Park, 6795 Collier Rd., St. Augustine FL 32092

    Trout Creek to 6-mile
    Saturday Nov 1st and Thursday Nov 6th 10am-2pm
    Saturday Dec…

NO Seismic Testing, NO Rigs in Our Ocean!

  • Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 5pm - 8pm
    Location: foot of the Bridge of Lions - NW corner, St. Augustine

    Join us on the riverfront at the NW corner at the foot of the Bridge of Lions -  to…

Durbin Creek Kayak

  • Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 9am - 11am, Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 9am - 11am
    Location: 4936 Racetrack Road, St. Johns, FL 32259

    Durbin Creek Exploration Kayak Trip

    Launching from the Durbin Creek point under…

Choosing the right Kayak

  • Friday, August 8th, 2014 at 9am
    Location: Trout Creek Park, 6795 Collier Rd., St. Augustine FL 32092

    Hello Kayakers and Nature Explorers
    I would like to invite you to an informal…

Save the Bees: Help Protect Pollinators From Pesticides

  • Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 at 6pm - 9pm
    Location: St. Augustine Amphitheater, 1340 A1A South, St. Augustine, FL 32080

    Please join us on Wednesday, June 25 for a free event detailing just how big this problem is…

Kayak Six Mile Creek

  • Thursday, June 19th, 2014 at 9am - 11:30am
    Location: 8155 County Road 13, St Augustine, FL 32092 at Outback Crab Shack

    Fellow Kayakers and Nature Explorers:

    Six Mile Creek Exploration, Guided by St.…

Earth Day at Princess Place Preserve

  • Sunday, April 27th, 2014 at 11am - 3pm
    Location: Princess Place Preserve, 2500 Princess Place Rd, Palm Coast FL 32137

    Join Matanzas Riverkeeper Neil Armingeon at this Free Event to include Programs &…

Earth Day event - St Augustine

  • Saturday, April 26th, 2014 at 11am - 3pm
    Location: R.B. Hunt Elementary School 125 Magnolia Drive, St Augustine

    Join Matanzas Riverkeeper at our city's Earth Day celebration.  The event is free of charge and…

Matanzas Riverkeeper on 1st Coast Connect - Wednesday, March 12th

  • Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 at 9am
    Location: on the radio at 89.9 FM WJCT or online @

    Join Neil Armingeon, the new Matanzas Riverkeeper and Melissa Ross, host of public radio's 1st…

Right Time for a Riverkeeper: We still have something to protect

Posted by, Sunday, December 15th, 2013 @ 12:58pm

  • Thank you St Augustine Record for this great editorial.  We could not agree more!

    "The beauty of the Matanzas River that day started in motion a series of events that culminated last week in Armingeon being named the Matanzas Riverkeeper.

    His job, not unlike more than 200 people like him under the umbrella organization of the Waterkeeper Alliance, will be to act as a full-time advocate for the pretty stretch of brackish river he’s been trusted to protect."  Read more

    Please join us, we need your support.

Welcoming the new Riverkeeper

Posted by Matanzas Riverkeeper, Thursday, December 12th, 2013 @ 6:01am

“Our job will be to ask that the health of the river be considered whenever decisions are being made.

Posted by Matanzas Riverkeeper, Thursday, December 12th, 2013 @ 5:44am

  • 'People are worried about the condition of the river, especially any proposal to sell public lands in the watershed. “They’re also concerned with the river’s water quality, over-development and the condition of the Matanzas Inlet,” he said. “The Matanzas is one of the few natural inlets left on the coast of Florida.”   from Peter Guinta in the St Augustine Record

    Read more at a new Riverkeeper on the Matanzas

America's newest Waterkeeper

  • Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 at 11am - 12pm
    Location: Genung's Fish Camp @ Crescent Beach

    There is  now "officially" a Matanzas Riverkeeper
    the newest…

Matanzas Riverkeeper

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