Register now for early bird discounts

The 10th Annual Upper Mississippi River Conference will cover a wide range of topics from the research behind climate change to floodplain restoration and new nutrient reduction strategies. Early registration discounts end Oct. 1 so register online today.

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Get your rain barrels and retain, reuse summer rainfall

River Action has sold 4,250 rain barrels to the Quad City community as a part of its Retain The Rain program. Get ready for spring by picking up a 60-gallon rain barrel from River Action. Click below to purchase a rain barrel.


Register today for 2017 Upper Mississippi River Conference, Oct. 11-12

Get your ticket and come to the iWireless Center, Moline, October 11 and 12 for the 10th Annual Upper Mississippi River Conference. This year's theme is Big River, Big Challenges. Learn what cities along the Upper Mississippi River can do to mitigate the effects of climate change and shifting weather patterns from experts in fields of city planning, water systems management, climate and environmental stewardship.


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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

2017 Environmental Book Club reading list released

The 2017 River Action/Sierra Club Environmental Book Club reading list has been finalized. Click "Read more" button to view book list. The club – free and open to the public – meets at 7 p.m. the 4th Tuesday of each month at our office, 822 E. River Dr., Davenport.

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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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LeClaire House to host fundraiser September 24 to benefit 'Museum Without Walls'

Join River Action and take a step into 1856 at the LeClaire House in Davenport for the "Museum Without Walls" fundraising event Sunday, Sept. 24.

Enjoy re-enactments of Antoine LeClaire, Buffalo Bill, a fur-trader, drummers and dancers from the Native American Coalition, Henry Farnam, and members of the 3rd Iowa Cavalry.

Learn about the Effie Afton steamboat accident and listen to recollections of the Black Hawk Treaty signing.

The documentary “East Meets West: The First Railroad Bridge to Cross the Mississippi River” will be shown continuously throughout the event, and a play about the first bridge across the Mississippi River, written by Chuck Oestreich, will be performed at 3 p.m.

Proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit Museum Without Walls, which consists of 12 historic sites in and around Davenport relating to early settlement of the area.

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Davenport, Iowa 52803
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