RiverWay Stories now airing on WVIK 90.3 FM

River Action and WVIK 90.3 FM Augustana Public Radio are partnering to offer an informative and educational program – "RiverWay Stories" – which airs each Saturday morning at 8:34 a.m. during the station's “Weekend Edition."

CLICK HERE to visit the WVIK web site and listen to the most recent RiverWay Stories.

The three-minute on-air essays will cover a broad range of river-related topics, including environmental concerns, conservation efforts, history and recreation.

RiverWay Stories is a collaboration between River Action and WVIK and is underwritten by the Singh Group of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, 4550 E 53rd St Ste 200, Davenport, IA.

A complete listing of the RiverWay Stories 2015 schedule:

January 3 - Don't Wait for Spring by Tim Gillman
January 10 - Citizen Science by Tim Chambers
January 17 - Pet Waste by Robbin Dunn
January 24 - Bridging the Mississippi by Curtis Roseman
January 31 - Fat Bike Attitude by Len Guldenpfennig
February 7 - Muscatine Bridge by Curtis Roseman
February 14 - Commercial Fishing on the Mississippi Today by Jessica Flondro
February 21 - Centennial Bridge by Curtis Roseman
February 28 - Who Controls the River? by Jessica Flondro
March 7- Credit Island by Lisa Cleave
March 14- Government Bridge by Curtis Roseman
March 21- Designing the Public Realm by Tim Chambers
March 28- Clinton Bridge by Curtis Roseman
April 4- Bees are Being Cleared for Landing by Tim Chambers
April 11- Adopt a Path by Jessica Flondro
April 18- Who We Are by Tim Chambers
April 25- Conservation Resource Program by Jessica Flondro
May 2- Turtles of the Upper Mississippi by Lisa Cleave
May 9- The Joy of Mountain Hiking by Jerry Neff
May 16- Year of Fishing by Tim Chambers
May 23- Pollinators, What's All the Hype? by Tim Chambers
May 30- Our Permeable Driveway by Jerry Neff
June 6- Our Mother is Losing Her Skin by Tim Chambers
June 13- What Can We Do For Pollinators? by Eileen Sipes
June 20- First Dubuque Bridge by Curt Roseman
June 27- Dubuque High Bridges by Curt Roseman
July 4- Acts of Courage by Kathy Wine
July 11- Garbology by Kathy Wine
July 18- The Role of Green Infrastructure by Stephanie Drago
July 25- The Least Likely Bicycle Commuter by Kate Kremer
August 1- Water in Abundance by Jim Keenan
August 8- Topophilia: The Love of a Place by Stephanie Drago
August 15- Conserving our Threatened Flora by Tim Chambers
August 22- Urban Foraging by Tim Chambers
August 29- Do You Know? by Kate Kremer
September 5- The Care of Monarch Butterflies by Stephanie Drago
September 12- Upper Mississippi Conference Student Opportunities by Stephanie Drago
September 19- Bridge Histories & Susan Glaspell by Kate Kremer
September 26- Responsibility for the River by Robert Sinkler
October 3- Enforcing the Clean Water Act- Discussions at UMRC by Kate Kremer
October 10- River Tourism by Jessica Licko-Avants
October 17- The Appalachian Trail by Matt Johnston
October 24- Fluvial Geomorphology by Stephanie Drago
October 31- The Bridge that United East and West and Divided North and South by Kate Kremer
November 7- Bridge Histories: Three Interconnected Parks Three Interwoven Histories by Kate Kremer
November 15- My Big Green Wedding by Olivia Dorothy

A complete listing of the RiverWay Stories 2014 schedule:

January 4 - Eagles in the Quad Cities by Tim Gillman
January 11 - Bees by Eileen Sipes
January 18 - Trees Protect Water Quality, Too by Robin Dunn
January 25 - Clean Waters, Clean Communities by Amy Bandman
February 1 - Smith's Island by Lisa Cleave
February 8 - Model Watershed Lessons by Amy Bandman
February 15 - Planning for the Quad Cities Region by Tim Gillman
February 22 - Retain the Rain - Rain Barrels by Amy Bandman
March 1 - Wapsipinicon River by Lisa Cleave
March 8 - Henry Farnam Dinner by Curtis Roseman
March 15 - Finding Partners in the Wilderness by Amy Bandman
March 22 - Lawn Care by Robbin Dunn
March 29 - Explore the River by Amy Bandman
April 5 - Pelicans and the Mississippi Flyway by Lisa Cleave
April 12 - What Makes an Eddy? by Amy Bandman
April 19 - Sultana by Bailey Johnston
April 26 - 1 Mississippi by Amy Bandman
May 3 - Smarter than a 5th Grader by Robin Dunne
May 10 - Climate Change by Amy Bandman
May 17 - Who Am I by Robin Dunne
May 24 - The Greenest Building by Amy Bandman
May 31 - Birdlife Along the Mississippi by Michael Goodyear
June 7 - Nahant Marsh Turtle Program by Amy Bandman
June 14 - Protect Local Water Resources by Robin Dunne
June 21 - Wading into Wild Areas by Amy Bandman
June 28 - Freshwater Mollusks by Michael Goodyear
July 5 - Native Turf by Robin Dunne
July 12 - Preparing for the Emerald Ash Borer by Jessica Flondro
July 19 - Long History of Adaption and Recycling by Michael Goodyear
July 26 - A New Tourism Model for the Mississippi by Joe Taylor
August 2 - Navigating the Channel by Jessica Flondro
August 9 - Environmentalism in the Amazon by Michael Goodyear
August 16 - You Can Do This In Your Backyard by Jessica Flondro
August 23 - Chief Black Hawk by Michael Goodyear
August 30 - Battle of Credit Island by Bill Handel
September 6 - The New Face of Tourism by Michael Goodyear
September 13 - Monarch Butterflies by Jessica Flondro
September 20 - Finding the Mississippi by Michael Goodyear
September 27 - Why Do We Need Conferences? by Eileen Sipes
October 4 - The Importance of the Mississippi River by Bill Handel
October 11 - Constantinople, A City of Water by Michael Goodyear
October 18 - Controlled Burns by Robin Dunne
October 25 - Wind & Water, Powering Colonial America by M. Goodyear
November 1 - Black's Store by Michael Goodyear
November 8 - The Touristic Nature of the Quad Cities by Michael Goodyear
November 15 - The First Bridge by Eileen Sipes
November 22 - Community Gardens by Tim Chambers
November 29 - The Great Blue Heron by Jessica Flondro
December 6 - No Essay
December 13 - Jordan Aquifer by Tim Gillman
December 20 - Bald Eagles by Lisa Cleave
December 27 - The Return of the Ospreys by Jessica Flondro (recorded by Tim Chambers)

A complete listing of the RiverWay Stories 2013 schedule:

March 2 - Mississippi River Trail Bridges by Steve Trainor
March 9 - Value of Wetlands by Solveig Entwistle
March 16 - Retain the Rain: Bioswales by Steve Trainor
March 23 - Make Room for the River Floodplain by Solveig Entwistle
March 30 - Retain the Rain: Porous Paving by Steve Trainor
April 6 - Bringing Back Mother Nature's Stream Cleaners by Tim Gillman
April 13 - Environmental Education in the Outdoors by Solveig Entwistle
April 20 - Volunteering- The Talent of Time by Amy Bandman
April 27 - Storm Drains and Pollution by Tim Gillman
May 4 - Kids Explorers Program- Leave no Child Inside by Amy Bandman
May 11 - Mississippi River Trail- Duck Creek Loop by TIm Gillman
May 18 - QC Bald Eagles by Amy Bandman
May 25 - American White Pelicans Return to the Upper Mississippi River by Keith Bustos
June 1 - Why the Mississippi River Runs East and West by Amy Bandman
June 8 - Collaborations in Nature by Keith Bustos
June 15 - Hennepin Canal: From an Engineering Wonder to a Tool for Regeneration by Amy Bandman
June 22 - Applying Environmental Ethics to Our Lives by Keith Bustos
June 29 - Creative Collaborations by Amy Bandman
July 6 - Freshwater Mollusks by Michael Goodyear
July 13 - Sultana by Bailey Johnston
July 20 - My Favorite Places by Kathy Wine
July 27 - Green Greenways by Amy Bandman
August 3 - Collaboration with Nature by Michael Goodyear
August 10 - Improving Credit Island Slough by Keith Bustos
August 17 - Bio-Diversity Day by Michael Goodyear
August 24 - Protect Local Water Resources by Robin Dunn
August 31 - Levees: A Tale of Five Cities by Michael Goodyear
September 7 - A Fiery Anniversary by Bill Wundram
September 14 - The Example & Future of Climate Change by M. Goodyear
September 21 - Collaborating on Riverfront Development by Michael Goodyear
September 28 - What the Mississippi Means to Me (By Dick Stahl) by Roald Tweet
October 5 - Essay by Ellen Tsagaris
October 12 - Birdlife along the Mississippi by Michael Goodyear
October 19 - Who Am I by Robin Dunn
October 26 - Progressive Water Usage in the Middle-Ages by Michael Goodyear
November 2 - The Iroquois: Cooperation in Politics & Agriculture by M. Goodyear
November 9 - The Rock Island Bridge by Roald Tweet
November 16 - A Favorite Spot on the Mississippi by Lisa Cleve
November 23 - Green Valley: Improving a Local Treasure by Tim Gillman
November 30 - Salt Intake by Robin Dunne
December 7 - How Does Your Garden Grow? by Eileen Sipes
December 14 - Silver Carp by Olivia Dorothy
December 21 - Geocaching by Amy Bandman
December 28 - Save America's Treasures by Lisa Cleve