FLOATZILLA Rain Barrel Giveaway!

Floatzilla is right around the corner! This August 19 take part in the largest paddling event on the Mississippi River. Sign up by Friday, July 28 for your chance to win your very own River Action Retain the Rain Rain Barrel!

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Senior Citizen Riverfront Golf Cart Tours

This year's golf cart tours will be held September 7. Explore the wonderful riverfront trails in Davenport, Bettendorf, Rock Island, Moline, East Moline, Hampton, Rapids City, Port Byron and Cordova. With five different tours offered at three different times, you could even try two!

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Registration now open for 2017 'Explore the River'

Join us this summer for one of 56 "Explore the River" programs highlighting history, places and people of the Quad City region. Sign up for a talk aboard the Channel Cat Water Taxi, or take a Riverine Walk on a variety of interesting topics. To view the new 2017 "Explore the River" talks and walks, or to sign up online, click the 'Learn More' button below.


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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.


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Hydropower Conference to Explore Hydro-Potential on the Mississippi

River Action will be holding a Hydropower conference on July 18th at Western Illinois University Quad City Campus in Moline. Expert speakers at the conference will discuss the future of hydroelectricity as well as developing hydropower along the existing Mississippi dam system.


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822 E. River Dr., Davenport, IA 52803

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

Email: riveraction@riveraction.org

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 qcwildplaces.com to view photos and detailed information for your trip into the wild.

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Keep up to date on River Action programs and activities with our "eddy" newsletter. As a River Action member, you'll receive the quarterly update in addition to event discounts.

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Recent News

River Action to host workshop: ‘Hydro Potential on the Mississippi River’

July 18, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Western Illinois University - Moline, IL

River Action will host a hydropower workshop, “Hydro Potential on the Mississippi River,” July 18 to examine America’s first renewable energy source – water.

The workshop at Western Illinois University’s Riverfront Hall is designed to bring together U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, state departments of natural resources, developers, dam owners, energy utilities, clean energy and environmental groups, engineers, public works, municipal and city officials to explore opportunities for hydropower in the Upper Mississippi River.

CLICK HERE to register online.

Golf Cart Tour 2017

18th Annual Senior Citizen Riverfront Golf Cart Tour on Thursday, September 7

Senior citizens, come join the fun in guided riverfront golf cart tours of riverfront trails on both sides of the Mississippi! This is a fun way to gain some knowledge on the past, present, and future of many of the Quad Cities from local speakers. Tours fill up fast, and cart are limited!

All tour except for Tour Alpha and Tour #1 are offered at 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 2 p.m. Tours last approximately two hours each.

Channel Cat Talks and Riverine Walks

Volunteers Needed for Channel Cat Talks & Riverine Walks

Explore the river this summer through a program which teaches participants first-hand about the wildlife, history, culture and geology of the Mississippi River and the Quad Cities through Channel Cat Talks and Riverine Walks, May 30 through September 2.

Join us in learning about the unique nature and culture of the Quad Cities. Check out our schedule by clicking on the "Read More" link below.

We would like to extend a special thanks to Greg and Judy Gackle for supporting our program this year!

When registering online, the shopping cart will add the two programs (Channel Cat Talks and Riverine Walks) together unless you "Clear" the cart between viewing the two different shopping cart links below.

CLICK HERE to register online for Channel Cat Talks.

CLICK HERE to register online for Riverine Walks.

CLICK HERE to download a copy of the RiverStages Education Series brochure.

If the captain or Riverine Walk leader cancels, a rain date may be scheduled. If you have paid and are unable to attend, River Action will consider your payment a donation. No refunds will be given..

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822 E. River Drive
Davenport, Iowa 52803
Phone: (563) 322-2969
Email: riveraction@riveraction.org

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