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 - April 25, 2015 8am-1pm

  1. River Action and Black Hawk College are hosting an Invasive Species Removal event with the help of Augustana’s Upper Mississippi Center and Living Lands and Waters (LL&W) on Saturday April 25th 8 am-1 pm at Green Valley Nature Preserve and Blackhawk College Campus.

    The Invasive Species Removal event is a part of River Action’s Urban Watershed Restoration project, 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-1pm
      • Black Hawk College Campus [Moline] - 8am-1pm
      • Directions: Volunteers can assist at either Green Valley Nature Preserve or Black Hawk College Campus.

        Black Hawk— Park in lot #1 from 70th St or 34th St in the section designated for volunteers. Follow signs to check-in.

        Green Valley—enter 60th St from John Deere Rd and park in the lot across 60th St from the ball diamonds and head to the check-in table. Rubber boots recommended for this removal site.

    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]

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