Rain barrels make great 'green' gifts

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.


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

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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.

Visit QC Wild Places

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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.


Recent News

15th Annual Farnam Dinner coming March 9

Focus on French/Meskwaki relations and Kaskaskia 100 years before Illinois statehood

This year Illinois celebrates its 200th year of statehood, and Kaskaskia also celebrates its 200th anniversary of being the first capital of Illinois.

The featured speaker at this year's Farnam dinner will explain why Kaskaskia was the first capital by exploring the development of the area by the French around 1718, 100 years before Illinois became a state.

Dr. Carl Ekberg will discuss why Kaskaskia was the largest and most important town for more than a century, and was a key city not only in Illinois but the entire Midwest.


2018 Fish & Fire Friend-raiser, Eddy Awards to be held April 20 at Figge Art Museum

River Action's Fish & Fire Friend-raiser and presentation of the annual Eddy Awards will be Friday, April 20 at a new venue – the beautiful Figge Art Museum overlooking the Mississippi River.

The 16th annual event at the Figge, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport, will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a social hour, silent auction and cash bar. The catfish dinner catered by the Steeplegate Inn's Frontier Hospitality Group will be at 7 p.m., followed by presentation of the 19th Annual Eddy Awards.

Ticket prices are $50 for adults ($35 for River Action members, one discounted ticket per member) and $12 for children (8-16). A table of 10 is $425. Reservations should be made by April 16.

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Davenport, Iowa 52803
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Email: riveraction@riveraction.org

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