Events

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Iowa State Fair, Des Moines
Iowa State Fair, Des Moines @ Iowa State Fairgrounds
Aug 8 – Aug 18 all-day
Aug 8-18; Iowa State Fair, Des Moines.  Visit IDNR Building & Courtyard, with River Programs, Water Trails, & Project Aware displays. Also find inspiration in the Photography Salon exhibit.  http://www.iowastatefair.org/
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Iowa Mussel Blitz on Wapsipinicon River near Central City
Iowa Mussel Blitz on Wapsipinicon River near Central City @ Wapsipinicon River near Central City
Aug 19 – Aug 23 all-day
Aug 19-23; Iowa Mussel Blitz on Wapsipinicon River near Central City. Volunteers are welcome to assist this annual project, with or without mussel experience. Contact Iowa DNR Fisheries Biologist Scott Gritters  scott.gritters@dnr.iowa.gov
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Red Rock Eco Tours with Canoesport Outfitters 8:30 am
Red Rock Eco Tours with Canoesport Outfitters @ 2nd Left inside Elk Rock State Park
Aug 24 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
This brief tour introduces those with no experience to the fun of kayaking in either single or tandem sea kayaks. Our instructors will teach you how to land and launch your kayak properly, how to[...]
Clean up the Skunk River With Story County Conservation and Skunk River Paddlers 9:00 am
Clean up the Skunk River With Story County Conservation and Skunk River Paddlers @ McFarland Park
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Clean up the Skunk River With Story County Conservation and Skunk River Paddlers @ McFarland Park
Pre- Register by Thursday, August 22 at 4:00 p.m. Help keep our rivers clean by joining us for a paddling clean-up event. Canoes, life jackets (required), and paddles are provided as well as refreshments from[...]
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