Meet River Action's Staff

Kathy Wine - Executive Director

Adam Burke - Program Director

Laura Morris - Program Director

Noah Truesdell - Program Director

Sierra Damico - Executive Assistant

Holiday Gift Ideas from River Action

Holiday season is just around the corner. This year, give a thoughtful gift from River Action. From rain barrels to books, you can give a unique gift and help River Action at the same time.

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Donate to help build riverfront trail bridge in downtown Davenport

We made our Kickstarter goal, but you can still help fund the rec trail bridge project. Just click on the "CONTRIBUTE" button below to make a donation to help fund the bridge over River Drive to connect the riverfront with downtown Davenport.


Upper Mississippi River Conference Keynote Speaker

Dr. Heath Kelsey, author of America's Watershed Initiative Report Card from the University of Maryland, addresses attendees at the Upper Mississippi River Conference.

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Student Poster Session at UMRC

Augustana student Marina Deligiannis presents her research on Natant Marsh water quality at the Student Poster Session before the traditional Upper Mississippi River Conference Catfish Fry.

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Nominations now open for 2017 Eddy Awards

It's that time of year again! The Eddy Awards are just around the corner and we need your input to select our candidates. Tell us your nominees by January 20.


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822 E. River Dr., Davenport, IA 52803

Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., M-F


Phone: 563-322-2969

Voting now open for 2017 book club reading list

Voting is now open for books to be included on the 2017 River Action Environmental Book Club reading list. Click the "Read more" button to view the book finalists and submit your online ballot. The club meets at 7 p.m. the 4th Tuesday of each month at our office, 822 E. River Dr., Davenport. The club is free and open to the public.

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Find a wild place in Quad Cities Area

Explore more than 16,000 acres of publicly accessible natural areas in the Iowa and Illinois Quad Cities region. Visit to view photos and detailed information for your trip into the wild.

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Do you value what River Action does and want to support its work in the coming year?

Help build future enhancements of our shared Mississippi RiverWay by making a year-end donation

Join River Action with a year-end contribution and help build on the record of success improving our shared Mississippi RiverWay.

We’ve been connecting communities, Mississippi River stakeholders and environmental interests for 32 years, fostering the environmental, economic and cultural vitality of our Quad Cities region.

Your financial support will assure future enhancements of our shared river environment.

For donations over $250 we ask that you send us a check to avoid bank processing charges. You can make checks payable to River Action and send to:
River Action, 822 East River Dr., Davenport, IA 52803.

River Action is a qualified 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. For additional info, call River Action at 563-322-2969


2016 Upper Mississippi River Conference

The Upper Mississippi River Conference held Oct. 13-14 set out to "Raise the Grade" this year.

We were able to bring together over 200 participants from 16 states!

Our attendees represented river stakeholders, concerned citizens and government officials.

After hearing about the current state of the river and the Upper Mississippi's grade (C), participants got together and developed action plans to improve the river and #RaisetheGrade.

To read the results of the conference, the action plans created, and the next steps, click "Learn More". Learn More

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822 E. River Drive
Davenport, Iowa 52803
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