11th Annual Upper Mississippi River Confo Oct. 24-25

The 2018 Upper Mississippi River Conference – Our Watershed: Working Together for Healthy Waters and Flood-Resilient Communities – is aimed at beginning a comprehensive watershed planning process for the Upper Mississippi River basin and continuing efforts to "Raise the Grade" of river health metrics.

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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.


Register today for Upper Mississippi River Conference October 24-25

The 2018 Upper Mississippi River Conference theme is “Our Watershed – Working Together for Healthy Waters and Flood-Resilient Communities” and is aimed at bringing together interested stakeholders to form a flood resiliency alliance for the greater Quad Cities area and surrounding watersheds.

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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

We are now accepting submissions for the 2019 Environmental Book Club. Click the link below to give us your suggestion!

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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Make a book suggestion for the 2019 Environmental Book Club reading list

Simply fill out the form at the bottom of this page and click on the "Submit" button.

To submit more than one selection, repeat the process. Limit of five submissions per person.

The Environmental Book Club meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month at the River Action office, 822 E. River Dr., Davenport, beginning at 7 p.m.

The book discussions are free and open to the public.

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. Two of the four osprey platforms were installed by MidAmerican Energy the last week of September 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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