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Support River Action with a year-end contribution

As 2017 draws to a close, please consider River Action in your year-end giving plans.

In addition to monetary contributions, we welcome donations of appreciated stock.

If you'd like more information about making River Action a part of your estate planning, please contact our office at 563.322.2969.

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Join us in protecting the river

For more than 30 years, River Action members have worked to improve our common RiverWay, encouraging greater access to the riverfront, helping build and expand riverfront recreation trails, protecting endangered habitat and cleaning up the river and RiverWay. Your membership supports the mission of a healthier Mississippi River and more vibrant Quad Cities.

  • Action membership ($130) – Includes benefits of individual membership, Riverine Walks (up to two heads of household and dependent children under the age of 18), and 2 tickets to a River Action event (Choose one from Ride The River, Taming of the Slough Adventure Race, Floatzilla Paddlesport Festival, Senior Riverfront Golf Cart Tour, Channel Cat Talks).
  • Household membership ($75) – Includes benefits of individual membership plus Riverine Walks (Up to two heads of household and dependent children under the age of 18.)
  • Individual membership ($45): – Includes membership card, eddy Magazine and Riverine Walks.
  • Student membership ($20) – Includes membership card, eddy Magazine and Riverine Walks.

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What reptiles and amphibians can be found at Nahant Marsh?

What reptiles and amphibians can be found at Nahant Marsh?

Numerous reptiles and amphibians call Nahant Marsh their home.

Chorus frogs are the first to begin singing in the spring, their call sounds similar to a person running their fingers over a fine-tooth comb. They can be found breeding in the smaller vernal ponds that fill up with water from snow melt and rains during the early spring.

What mammals live at Nahant Marsh?

What mammals live at Nahant Marsh?

In terms of mammals, nearly every mammal commonly found in Eastern Iowa or Western Illinois has been observed here, including foxes, bobcats, river otters, weasels, white-tailed deer, beavers, and a healthy population of muskrats.

What plants can be found at Nahant Marsh?

What plants can be found at Nahant Marsh?

Nahant Marsh is part of a 513-acre complex of wetlands formed when the Mississippi River changed it’s course and left behind oxbow lakes that gradually began to silt in.

How much did it cost to build Dillon Fountain in 1918?

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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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