River Diary: A Blog about Life on the River

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Congaree Riverkeeper Kayaking on Bates Old River On Sunday, with the weather finally warming up a bit, Sara and I decided to take her new kayak out.  We chose Bates Old River in Congaree National Park for the maiden voyage.  read more...
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Congaree Riverkeeper Camp Cooking Workshop and Hike at Congaree read more...
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Congaree Riverkeeper Rivers and Dark Skies Take a look at the image below showing our state at night.  It is part of the "Black Marble" set of images captured by a NASA-NOAA satellite and released earlier this month.  You... read more...
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Congaree Riverkeeper A Journey down the Congaree River Blue Trail In November I got to take an amazing trip down 47 miles of the Congaree River Blue Trail.  I was joined on this trip by former Congaree Riverkeeper Stuart Greeter, southeastern director of... read more...
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Congaree Riverkeeper Canoeing on Congaree Creek read more...
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Congaree Riverkeeper A Trip on The Congaree Last Friday I took a trip on the Congaree River with my talented photographer and supportive girlfriend Sara McGregor.  We took the "new" Riverkeeper jon boat and put in at the Bates... read more...
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Congaree Riverkeeper Bee Natural Supports Congaree Riverkeeper   If you are looking for a unique and artistic gift for someone or just want to light up your home then you need to check out Bee Natural.  This Athens Ga company is know for their... read more...
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Congaree Riverkeeper Trout Stocking on the Lower Saluda River Many fish make long and difficult journeys to get from where they hatch to where they currently live, but a few thousand trout near our capital city of Columbia may have one of the most unique of... read more...
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Congaree Riverkeeper A Beautiful Day at Riverfront Park By Mullen Taylor, Guest Blogger and member of Congaree Riverkeeper Board of Directors read more...
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Congaree Riverkeeper Tubing on the Congaree River - August 6, 2011 Tubing on our rivers has become a very popular pastime.  So when “little friends” from North Carolina were visiting the Congaree Riverkeeper, that’s what we decided to do.... read more...
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Congaree Riverkeeper Saluda River on Sunday Afternoon - July 31, 2011 Ron and Angela floated the lower Saluda River last Sunday and enjoyed the experience.  Little sit-on-top kayaks are very forgiving and just m read more...
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Congaree Riverkeeper "Going the Extra Mile Award" The Congaree River has been really low the past few days.  How low was it?  Well, 1,000 cfs and 2 feet at the gauge in Columbia.  But that situation offers unique opportunities. ... read more...
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Congaree Riverkeeper Progress on Tar Balls Congaree Riverkeeper spent time on the water today, with a crew hired by SCE&G, to take core samples in the river.  You may have seen the little pontoon boat out on the water below Gervais... read more...
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Congaree Riverkeeper Paddling the Congaree River Blue Trail The Congaree River is a unique recreational resource with tremendous potential, which is why we should not abuse it. read more...
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Congaree Riverkeeper IceMan Races on Saturday See the full story read more...
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Congaree Riverkeeper Iceberg Rocks Congaree River on Monday read more...
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Congaree Riverkeeper The Ice Man Cometh on Saturday   read more...
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Congaree Riverkeeper Saluda River Stocked with Trout More than 18,000 trout are being released today (December 1, 2009) into the lower Saluda River by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources.  read more...
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Congaree Riverkeeper Lower Saluda River Photos  Here are some photos of the Lower Saluda River taken by Brian Taylor read more...
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Congaree Riverkeeper Our Beautiful Rivers Residents of the Greater Columbia area are fortunate to live in a place where three rivers flow through our capital city. Our rivers set us apart from other metropolitan areas because of the... read more...