Master River Stewards wrap up 2013

In 2013, IRR offered the Master River Steward program in central Iowa to 22 participants with a connection to the Des Moines and Raccoon rivers. The 8-week program included indoor and outdoor sessions on watersheds, river form and function, navigating rivers, habitat and wildlife, river chemistry and water monitoring, policy … Read MoreRead More

Your Town could be the Next River Town of the Year!

 Applications are now being taken for the 2014 River Town of the Year! The annual River Town of the Year award 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 … Read MoreRead More

Successful Event Honoring our River Champions!

We hope all who were able to attend enjoyed the River Champion Open House and the view from the 22nd floor of the Plaza. Our wonderful hosts and long-time river champions David Hurd and Trudy Holman-Hurd join us in extending warm appreciation to everyone who joined us to help make … Read MoreRead More

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