The River Ambassador fills a critical role on behalf of the Wekiva Wild and Scenic River System Management Advisory Committee. The Ambassador provides essential visitor services including education, river patrol, promotion of stewardship, and resource management. The Ambassador supports an “on the water” stewardship program that provides a presence within the waters of the Wekiva Wild and Scenic River System, and promotes stewardship and understanding of local riverine resources. The River Ambassador is also responsible for recruiting and training volunteers to assist with the program and takes the program out to the public, typically on weekends. Responsibilities also include developing literature, courses and presentations to promote stewardship and understanding of local riverine resources.
The River Ambassador conducts and organizes numerous educational and outreach activities directly related to protection and enhancement of the Wekiva Wild and Scenic River Outstandingly Remarkable Values. Check out American Rivers to see what you can do to help keep the Wekiva River safe!