Meet our Waterkeepers
Mobile Baykeeper, based in Mobile, Alabama, Providing citizens a means to protect the beauty, health and heritage of the Mobile Bay Watershed, Alabama's waterways and coastal communities. The Volunteer Field Observer Program was established with our partner organization, Alabama Coastal Foundation, whose mission is to improve and protect the quality of Alabama’s coastal resources by identifying and solving problems through education, information and participation. Follow Mobile Baykeeper on Twitter at @MobileBaykeeper, on Facebook or visit them at www.mobilebaykeeper.org.
Lower Mississippi Riverkeeper, Paul Orr, is based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The Lower Mississippi Riverkeeper works to preserve and restore the ecological integrity of the Mississippi River Basin and the surrounding waterways in Louisiana. Follow Paul, Lower Mississippi Riverkeeper, and partner Louisiana Environmental Action Network on Facebook.
Louisiana Bayoukeeper, Tracy Kuhns and Mike Roberts, is based in Barataria, Louisiana. The Louisiana Bayoukeeper works closely with coastal communities in Coastal Louisiana's Bayou Country to promote sustainable management of its local waterways and natural resources. Follow Tracy and the Louisiana Bayoukeeper on Facebook.
Apalachicola Riverkeeper, Dan Tonsmeire, is based in Apalachicola, Florida. The Apalachicola Riverkeeper monitors the Apalachicola from the Florida/Georgia line downstream 108 miles to the estuary and Bay on the Gulf. Particular attention is paid to reductions in life-sustaining freshwater, loss of floodplain habitat, point and non-point source pollution, and explosive growth and development in this region. Follow Dan and the Apalachicola Riverkeeper on Twitter at @ApalachRiver and on Facebook.
Emerald Coastkeeper, Jamie Rodgers, is based in Pensacola, Florida. The Emerald Coastkeeper serves the watershed in Northwest Florida, working to respond to citizen reports of pollution and adverse environmental impacts from the Alabama/Florida state line to Perdido Bay, and Panama City to West Bay. Follow Jamie and the Emerald Coastkeeper on Facebook and on Twitter at @EmeraldCK. Email Jamie(at)emeralcoastkeeper.org.
Waterkeeper Alliance is a global environmental movement uniting more than 190 Waterkeepers around the world and focusing citizen advocacy on the issues that affect our waterways, from pollution to climate change. Waterkeeper Alliance is the voice for the world’s waters. Follow Waterkeeper Alliance on Twitter at @Waterkeeper and on Facebook. Follow Save Our Gulf on Twitter at @saveourgulf.