Henry Farnam Dinner postponed until May 28

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the March 19 Henry Farnam Dinner has been postponed until May 28. Tickets can still be purchased for the dinner online by following the link below.

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Take advantage of April showers with a recycled rain barrel!

Order your 60-gallon, 100% recycled rain barrel online and we'll be sure to be in the office for your pick up. We will bring it out to your car for curbisde (alleyway) pickup! Click on the link below for more information on how to order a rain barrel.


Support River Action with a T-Shirt

Shipping included on all prices.

River Action Dry-fit Long Sleeve - $25 -

Floatzilla Tie Dye Tshirt - $20 -

Now's a great time to become a River Action member

Receive free Riverine Walks, special member event pricing and a subscription to the quarterly Eddy Magazine by becoming a River Action member. You'll also receive TWO registrations to ANY River Action event! Support the work you care about with a River Action membership today!


Friends of Ride the River

The Friends of Ride the River support the expansion of the Quad Cities trail network and accessibility by supporting River Action's Father's Day family bike ride. This year the Davenport Noon Kiwanis Club, one of our longtime Friends, is providing reflective snap bands to each kid on the ride.
Show your support for the trails today!

Become a Friend Now!

QC Environmental Film Series

See how innovative people confront the greatest challenges to the future of our planet. Films will be shown at Figge Art Museum at 4 p.m. on dates below.

  • Brower Youth Awards/Conservation Activists - New Date September 13
  • Honeyland - New Date September 20
  • Anthropocene Project - New Date September 27
  • Sustainable Nation - New Date October 11 MORE INFO   BUY TICKETS

Help build pedestrian bridge to riverfront trail

Join with River Action to complete the First Bridge project, a pedestrian bridge spanning Davenport's River Drive and connecting the downtown to the Mississippi River Trail. Click on link below for more information.


Celebrate Earth Day by Adopting a Path

Though many group projects this Earth Day are being canceled, you can still help the planet by adopting one of our local bike paths! Adopting a path is a pledge to pick up along your section of path once a month during the spring, summer and fall. Bags and gloves are available at the River Action office for our volunteers!


CLICK HERE for a map to our office.

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

Fish and Fire Friendraiser postponed

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, this year's Fish and Fire Friendraiser Dinner with its silent auction and Eddy Awards is being postponed to August 28. The April 18 River Action Day Volunteer Planting at the 20th St. Overlook in Rock Island also has been postponed. Check our website for the new dates for Fish and Fire and the River Action Day events.

Subscribe to our 'eddy' newsletter

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.


Recent News

Aiding ospreys by providing nesting platforms

River Action partners with SCRA, Eldridge and MidAmerican to lure ospreys to QC area

River Action has partnered with the Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA), the City of Eldridge and MidAmerican Energy to install four osprey platforms in Scott County.

The four locations are Nahant Marsh, Lost Grove Lake, West Lake Park and Credit Island, Davenport. The osprey platforms were installed by MidAmerican Energy in late 2018 to increase habitat for the osprey.

Riverfront pedestrian/trail bridge would provide access across River Drive, Davenport

Learn more about River Action's First Bridge project, which is the construction of a recreational trail bridge in Davenport which will be patterned after the first bridge crossing of the Mississippi River.

CLICK HERE to learn more about our First Bridge Project!


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

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