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Iowa River Clean-up: Mud, Sweat, and Tires

The 2013 Iowa River Clean-Up is almost here!

On September 14th be part of a volunteer crew dedicated to cleaning up a 9.3-mile stretch of the Iowa River, from Sturgis Ferry Park Access in Iowa City down to the Hill’s Access.

 The REGISTRATION form is online at Click at the top of the page to register.

Free overnight primitive camping is available for Friday night at the Izaak Walton League campground – please check the appropriate box on the registration form. (If nobody pre-registers for camping, then camping will be cancelled.)
The clean-up schedule will be online soon. Note that this year there are fewer canoes available, so register early to be assured use of the provided canoes.
An info flyer is available here: Iowa River Clean-Up

Iowa River Greenbelt Resource Trust River Clean Up Event 9/29

From the Iowa River Greenbelt Resource Trust Project AWARE 2012 on the Iowa River in Wright, Franklin, Hardin, and Marshall County was a huge success with over 1,300 tires and 60 plus tons of trash of which 86% was recycled.   However, due to low water … Continue reading


Thanks, Project AWARE!

Project AWARE wrapped up a successful week of hauling trash out of the Iowa earlier this month. 387 volunteers paddled a total of 85 river miles, pulling out just over 60 tons of waste from the Iowa River – including … Continue reading