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Sep 1-2, 15-16, 29-30; Motor Mill Free Tours, Turkey River WT. 12:00 pm
Sep 1-2, 15-16, 29-30; Motor Mill Free Tours, Turkey River WT. @ Motor Mill
Sep 1 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Sep 1-2, 15-16, 29-30; Motor Mill Free Tours, Turkey River WT. Free tours of historic 1860’s Motor Mill, related buildings, and town site, Noon-5:00 pm on scheduled weekends, group tours by appointment. Consider combining the[...]
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Sticks In the Water Annual “Half Chicken Dinner Float,” Volga/Turkey River
Sticks In the Water Annual “Half Chicken Dinner Float,” Volga/Turkey River @ Wadena Fire Station
Sep 2 all-day
Sep 2; Sticks In the Water Annual “Half Chicken Dinner Float,” Volga/Turkey River. Morning put-in for float on an area river, followed by chicken dinner at the Wadena Fire Station, serving starts at 5:30 pm. Route[...]
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“State of the Cedar River Watershed: 10 Years After the Flood,” Cedar River Watershed Coalition, Cedar Falls 9:30 am
“State of the Cedar River Watershed: 10 Years After the Flood,” Cedar River Watershed Coalition, Cedar Falls @ Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Sep 6 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Sep 6; “State of the Cedar River Watershed: 10 Years After the Flood,” Cedar River Watershed Coalition, 9:30 am- 3:00 pm at Hartman Reserve Nature Center, Cedar Falls. Break-out tracks on water quality, grassroots engagement,[...]
Sep 6, 13, 20, 27; “Blue Heron Sunset Eco Cruises,” Rock Creek Marina & Campground, Camanche 6:00 pm
Sep 6, 13, 20, 27; “Blue Heron Sunset Eco Cruises,” Rock Creek Marina & Campground, Camanche @ Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm
Sep 6, 13, 20, 27; “Blue Heron Sunset Eco Cruises,” Rock Creek Marina & Campground, Camanche Cruise the Mississippi aboard the Blue Heron, a 26-passenger pontoon boat that gives cruisers an up-close and personal look at the Mississippi[...]
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CANCELED: Pelican Festival, Hawkeye Wildlife Area, Coralville Lake 11:00 am
CANCELED: Pelican Festival, Hawkeye Wildlife Area, Coralville Lake @ Hawkeye Wildlife Area
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
EVENT CANCELED DUE TO HIGH WATER LEVELS. No current plans to reschedule. Sep 9; Pelican Festival, Hawkeye Wildlife Area, Coralville Lake, 11:00 am-4:00 pm. Free, fun family event includes spotting scope viewing stations, programs on American[...]
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CANCELED: Iowa River Clean-up, Iowa City
CANCELED: Iowa River Clean-up, Iowa City @ Sturgis Ferry Boat Ramp
Sep 15 all-day
EVENT CANCELED DUE TO HIGH WATER LEVELS. Will return in 2019. Sep 15; Iowa River Clean-up, Iowa City, Sturgis Ferry Boat Ramp to Hills Access, Volunteers will clean a 9.5 mile stretch of the river,[...]
CANCELED: “Dragoon River Romp,” Boone County
CANCELED: “Dragoon River Romp,” Boone County @ DesMoines River, Exact Route TBD
Sep 15 all-day
EVENT CANCELED DUE TO HIGH WATER LEVELS. Will return in 2019. Sep 15; Boone County 13th Annual “Dragoon River Romp,” Des Moines River cleanup & recreational education event, canoes & transportation provided, followed by lunch[...]
“Voyageur Canoe Season Finale,” Rock Creek Marina, Camanche 12:00 pm
“Voyageur Canoe Season Finale,” Rock Creek Marina, Camanche @ Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Sep 15 @ 12:00 pm
Sep 15; “Voyageur Canoe Season Final,” Rock Creek, Camanche, Noon. It’s the last voyage of the year in the big canoes on the backwaters of the Upper Mississippi River Wildlife & Fish Refuge. After the[...]
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Arthur Carhart Birthday, 1892 r
Arthur Carhart Birthday, 1892 r
Sep 18 all-day
Sep 18; Arthur Carhart, Sep 18, 1892-Nov 27, 1978. Born in Mapleton, IA. Pioneering advocate of the Wilderness Concept, inspiration for the “Conservation Library” and the “Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center.”
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IACCB Fall Conference “Leading You Outdoors,” Polk County.
IACCB Fall Conference “Leading You Outdoors,” Polk County. @ Polk County
Sep 19 – Sep 21 all-day
18Sep 19-21; IACCB Fall Conference “Leading You Outdoors,” Polk County.  https://www.mycountyparks.com/Info/IACCB.aspx
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Sep 20; “Harvest Moon & Music Cruise,” Rock Creek Marina & Campground, Camanche 7:30 pm
Sep 20; “Harvest Moon & Music Cruise,” Rock Creek Marina & Campground, Camanche @ Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Sep 20 @ 7:30 pm
Sep 20; “Harvest Moon and Music Cruise,” 7:30 pm at Rock Creek Marina & Campground, Camanche.  It’s the last music cruise of the year. They will  run out to the channel, cut the engines and drift[...]
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Level 1/Base River Restoration Toolbox Training, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls
Level 1/Base River Restoration Toolbox Training, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls @ CEEE Building, University of Northern Iowa
Sep 24 – Sep 27 all-day
Sep 24-27; Level 1/Base River Restoration Toolbox Training, 8:00 am-4:30 pm, University of Northern Iowa CEEE Building, Cedar Falls. (Will also be offered Oct 8-11, 8:00 am-4:30 pm, at Clive Aquatics Center, Clive IA.) Iowa[...]
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Iowa Environmental Council Annual Conference, Des Moines
Iowa Environmental Council Annual Conference, Des Moines @ Holiday Inn Des Moines - Airport
Sep 27 all-day
Sep 27; IEC Annual Conference “Environmental Justice: An Iowa Value,” Des Moines. Keynote Presentation “Opportunity in Iowa: Equity & Inclusion in Environmental Projects” will feature Emily Rhodes of the Delta Institute. Environmental threats to land,[...]
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“18th Annual Upper Iowa River Clean Up,” Chimney Rock Campground, NW of Decorah
“18th Annual Upper Iowa River Clean Up,” Chimney Rock Campground, NW of Decorah @ Chimney Rock Campground
Sep 29 all-day
Sep 29; “18th Annual Upper Iowa River Clean Up,” Chimney Rock Campground, NW of Decorah Veteran and new volunteers will hit the water to help maintain the beauty of this classic stretch of the Upper[...]
“Cedar River Ramble,” Float in Muscatine & Louisa Counties, 10:00 am
“Cedar River Ramble,” Float in Muscatine & Louisa Counties, @ Cedar River Section TBD
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sep 29; “Cedar River Ramble,” Muscatine & Louisa Counties, 10:00 am-4:00 pm. Explore the diversity along the Cedar River on this leisurely paddle. Shuttle provided, bring your lunch, small fee, space limited. Contact Holly Howard[...]
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