Help us celebrate Iowa’s rivers!

Iowa Rivers Revival is accepting applications for the annual River Town of the Year award. Each year IRR recognizes an Iowa town or city for outstanding efforts to reclaim river-fronts as anchors for economic development, recreation, and good ecological practices.  Cities are invited to apply for the award, or citizens … Read MoreRead More

IRR seeks fundraiser to join rivers team

        We are looking for a PT Fundraising Manager to join our team. The ideal candidate has a passion for protecting Iowa’s rivers; someone with prior fundraising experience in a non-profit setting is preferred. A conservation or environmental background is helpful, but not required. The ideal candidate will … Read MoreRead More

Governor Approves $2 Million for Iowa Rivers!

Great news! Last Friday we received confirmation that Governor Branstad approved the $2 million Rebuild Iowa Infrastructure (RIIF) Appropriation for the Low Head Dam Mitigation and Water Trails Program. This is a $1 million increase from last year’s budgeted appropriation. This is a HUGE victory for IRR and for Iowa’s … Read MoreRead More

$2 Million for Rivers!

The Iowa Legislature adjourned the 2014 Legislative Session last Friday, May 2nd. At the final gavel, the Iowa Senate and House approved a $2 million Rebuild Iowa Infrastructure Fund (RIIF) appropriation for the Iowa DNR’s Low-Head Dam Mitigation and Water Trails Program. This is a $1 million increase from the … Read MoreRead More

IRR Wins Environmental Impact Award

Iowa Rivers Revival has been recognized with a 2014 Environmental Impact Award for our work in developing and delivering the Master River Stewards Program.  The MRSP was created to educate and help raise awareness about river and water quality Issues.  The MRSP is a comprehensive river course that focuses on … Read MoreRead More

Great turnout for IRR’s annual Legislative Reception

100 people attended Monday night’s legislative reception, including a bi-partisan representation of 38 Iowa legislators. We are encouraged by the increasing number of legislators who are taking the time to attend and learn more about protecting and improving Iowa’s rivers.  Visit our website for a list of legislators who attended. Supporters, … Read MoreRead More

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