Channel Cat Talks and Riverine Walks

Explore the River Series

Channel Cat Talks, Riverine Walks, and Dubuque Field Trip

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 29 through September 1.

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 to our sponsors this year, including Scott County, QC Times, MetroLINK, Mancomm, and Greg & Judy Gackle.

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.

Building a Bridge for the Future: The I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Project Tours

River Action will be hosting four tours about the I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Project on the Channel Cat Water Taxi. The tours will be offered Wednesday, September 12 from 9:00-11:00 AM and 11:30-1:30 PM, and Wednesday, September 19 from 1:30-3:30 PM and 4:00-6:00 PM. Please join Danielle Mulholland, I-74 Project Manager, as she discusses the planning and construction process for this important east-west link in the nation’s transportation network. You will learn about the design and building process of the bridge and get the latest updates on construction. The Channel Cat will leave from the Riverbend Commons dock, 2951 East River Dr, Moline. These programs are $20 a person.

CLICK HERE to register online for The I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Project Tours. Please call River Action at (563) 322 2969 if you are interested in attending either of September 19th's tours or September 12th's tour from 9:00-11:00 AM.

Dubuque Field Trip

Join us on Wednesday, August 29th as we take a trip to Dubuque, IA! On our guided tour, learn about the Bee Branch Watershed Flood Mitigation Project, a $219 million project to “daylight” a creek that addresses the frequent flash floods the area experiences. See the permeable alleys and floating islands the City is installing. Tour the Port of Dubuque and explore the Historic Millwork District.
When: August 29th
Time: 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Cost: $45 (Members) & $50 (Non-members)
The bus departs from the River Action office, 822 E. River Dr., Davenport, IA. The final date to register is August 24th or when filled. This trip has moderate walking and a box lunch is included. The field trip has limited room, so make sure to RSVP!

CLICK HERE to register online for Dubuque Field Trip.

Channel Cat Talks and Riverine Walks

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 2018 Explore the River 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.

Contact Us

River Action, Inc.
822 E. River Drive
Davenport, Iowa 52803
Phone: (563) 322-2969

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