Volunteer

Listed below are volunteer opportunities at River Action this year. Let us know the event /activity for which you'd like to volunteer, and we'll send a confirmation letter with your volunteer duties, times and location.

Adopt-a-Path: Volunteer to help keep trails clean [Program Info]

Invasive Species Removal Day - September 29, 2014 8am-5pm

  1. Augustana College’s Upper Mississippi Center and River Action are hosting an Invasive species Removal event with the help of Living Lands and Waters (LL&W) at Green Valley Nature Preserve and Black Hawk College Campus. The Invasive Species Removal event is a part of River Action’s Urban Watershed Restoration project and precedes a $220,000 restoration effort that will include native plantings, a stream re-route, wetland creation, controlled burns, and trail improvements.
  2. Scroll Down to fill out an online volunteer form for the Invasive Species Removal Day.
    1. Volunteers will cut invasive shrubs using loppers and handsaws. After cutting the shrub down, they will flag the location and other volunteers will remove the debris from the site.
    2. All volunteers must wear long pants and closed toed shoes. We recommend that volunteers bring gloves and loppers or
      hand-saws,but equipment will be provided for those who need it.
      • Green Valley Nature Preserve [Moline] - 8am-5 pm
      • Black Hawk College Campus [Moline] - 8am-5pm

    Mississippi River Conference - October 15-17, 2014 - [Event Info]

    1. Registration
      • Wed, Oct 15 - 4-7pm
      • Thu, Oct 16 - 7-11am
      • Fri, Oct 17 - 7-11am & 1:30-4pm
    2. Catfish dinner reception - Set up, service, and tear down
      • Wed, Oct 15 - 4-9pm
    3. Presentation Assistant – Help with laptops and projectors for presentations
      • Thu, Oct 16 - 8-11:30am
      • Fri, Oct 17 - 8-11am & 1:30-4pm

    Bald Eagle Days - January 9-11, 2015 - [Event Info]

    Select the event(s) for which you'd like to volunteer. You can select more than one from the list below.

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