Ride the River Registration Giveaway!

Sign up by June 1 for Ride the River for your chance to win River Bandits memorabilia and a private box for you and 19 of your friends at a Quad City River Bandits game, a $750 value! Sign up or find out more about Ride the River Island Adventure by clicking one of the buttons below.
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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.


Floatzilla Registration Giveaway

Sign up for Floatzilla during early bird registration for your chance to win an Aruba 10-ft sit-in Kayak courtesy of Theisen's! Register by June 1 for your chance to win. Choose from the buttons below to find out more or sign up today.
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Talks, Walks, and a Dubuque Field Trip!

Learn about the Mississippi River first hand through River Action’s 14th Annual Explore the River Series, which include Channel Cat Talks and Riverine Walks. The series provides Quad Cities’ residents and tourists a chance to experience and learn about the Mississippi River by taking them to unique sites where they can explore wildlife, history, culture, water quality, and more. This year there are 52 presentations in total, covering 26 different topics, plus a field trip to Dubuque on August 29!

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Go green with a recycled rain barrel from River Action

We've received our 2018 shipment of rain barrels just in time for spring! Order your 60-gallon, 100% recycled rain barrel by clicking the link below. Select your diverter size to fit your downspout.


Making a difference to reduce runoff and pollution from storm water

Working together, we can help to lower the level of future flooding on the Mississippi River, control storm water runoff and reduce pollution of streams and rivers. You can make a difference to reduce runoff and pollution from storm water.


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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

Environmental Book Club

Come join us for River Aciton's Environmental Book Club. The club is free and open to the public. We meet at 7 p.m. the 4th Tuesday of each month at our office, 822 E. River Dr., Davenport. The book club takes the month of December off but will be meeting on January 23. See you there!

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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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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.


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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.

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: 8:00-2:30 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 Channel Cat Talks. There are only 3 remaining spots left for August 28th's Channel Cat Talk, "Building a Bridge for the Future: The I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Project."

CLICK HERE to register online for Riverine Walks.

CLICK HERE to register online for Dubuque Field Trip.

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.

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

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