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Greg Lago - Getting to the Point!

Many River folk will remember “Winged Bull Studio” in Clayton, NY, where Greg ran a gallery and frame shop for many years. This summer his work will be on display at the Thousand Islands Arts Center . . .

Volume 16, Issue 7, July 2021
Sarah Ellen Smith

Save The River's Kingfisher Septic Tank Monitoring Program

We all remember that Saturday morning when we voted, I think unanimously, that starting the Kingfisher Septic Tank Monitoring Program was not only a good thing to do, but that it was vital to the health of the River.

Volume 16, Issue 7, July 2021
John Peach

TI Life News from the Editor

Time to join TIA... NPRs Emily Russell presented Heather Haynes artwork and Congratulations to Don and Marni Ross for their recent award from Ontario Nature

Volume 16, Issue 6, June 2021
Susan W. Smith

TI Life News in April 2021

Is the water high? Is the water low? See the water levels plotted by the International Joint Commission on Lake Ontario. Lake St. Lawrence, Lake St. Louis and the Montreal Harbour. Also, see how you can help TI Life.

Volume 16, Issue 4, April 2021
Susan W. Smith

Finding Aquatic Nuisance Species!

Watercraft Inspection Stewards serve as a front-line defense against aquatic invasive species such as Hydrilla, Eurasian Water Milfoil, and Zebra Mussels. Aquatic invasive species that are transported by vessels . . .

Volume 16, Issue 4, April 2021
Aliana Young & Brittney Rogers

Voyageurs Come to Visit

Modern-day voyageurs were looking for places to camp overnight along their way, so I offered our property here on Ash Island

Volume 16, Issue 4, April 2021
Nora Detlor

Ship Watching: 2020 Rewind, 2021 Fast-forward

Review of the 2020 St. Lawrence Seaway shipping season - groundings, collisions,, amazing towing jobs and lots of excitement.

Volume 16, Issue 3, March 2021
Michael Folsom

Glen Elbe Farm Gift

At Glen Elbe is a farm so deeply steeped in history and so very rich in nature, that its story needs to be told .

Volume 16, Issue 3, March 2021
Don Ross

"Bigger is Better"

TILT's Founder, Ken Deedy, once said that “when it comes to preserving habitat, the rule of thumb is ‘bigger is better.'"

Volume 16, Issue 2, February 2021
Aliana Young

Save The River’s 2021 Friends of the River Award

Every winter Save The River awards its Friends of the River Award to people who have made significant contributions. This year's recipients were Susie Smith and STR teachers

Volume 16, Issue 2, February 2021
John Peach

Withington's 2020 Review

The first major event was the structure fire at Tennis Island in June.

Volume 16, Issue 1, January 2021
Richard L. Withington

STR Reimagines Education

COVID-19 may have cancelled STRs On the Water and In the Schools programs... but not for long. See how they are reimaging education.

Volume 15, Issue 12, December 2020
John Peach & Lauren Eggelston

First Annual Trash Free River Cleanup!

90 volunteers helped STR haul more than three dump truck loads of plastic and trash from the River bottom and shoreline.

Volume 15, Issue 11, November 2020
John Peach

Gato Diablo

Did you know Gato Diablo specialty Coffee Roasters is right here in Cape Vincent...

Volume 15, Issue 9, September 2020
Kristie Stumpf Rork

TI Life News in July '20

Border, Masks, COVID-19, Ships colliding, Past comments... and lots of stories... Yes, July may be quiet on the River, but lots to tell you about.

Volume 15, Issue 7, July 2020
Susan W. Smith

Ferry Boats: "James W. Curran" and "John A. McPhail" Lost at Sea

The mate grabbed the brake wheel and started leaning on it. “Billy!” he yelled above the din, “Tell the skipper to back down! We’re gonn’a lose ...”

Volume 15, Issue 6, June 2020
Brian Johnson

NNYCF Making a Difference

Who is stepping up and helping when some can’t help themselves? The answer is, of course, the Northern New York Community Foundation

Volume 15, Issue 6, June 2020
Susan W. Smith

Quick Guide to Tracking Ships on the Seaway

A quick guide has been put together to outline how you can find and navigate the ship tracking system on your own,

Volume 15, Issue 5, May 2020
Michael Folsom