IL/MO | Wood River Watershed Day: Stream Monitoring and Cleanup

2017 Wood River Watershed Day: Stream Monitoring and Cleanup RSVP HERE You are invited to join Illinois RiverWatch and One Mississippi on June 24th in Bethalto for water quality monitoring and trash pickup on Rocky Branch and East Fork of Wood River streams. These streams flow into Wood River Creek, which is on the Illinois EPA’s “impaired streams” list for polluted waters. Your assistance will help determine what the water quality of...

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What Does it Take to Be a Rock Star River Citizen?

What Does it Take to Be a Rock Star River Citizen? What an exciting spring it’s been for 1 Mississippi! In addition to enjoying the beauty that spring brings to the Mississippi River basin, Rock Star River Citizens like you have taken the time to help our mighty River become cleaner, safer and even more beautiful, through a variety of actions. River Citizens Take Advocacy Action! Over the past few months, River Citizens have reached out to...

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IL/MO | 6th Annual Riverbend Earth Day Festival

The Nature Institute (TNI) is excited to host the 6th annual Riverbend Earth Day Festival, in partnership with the Great Rivers Land Trust, the Alton Regional CVB, the National Great Rivers Research and Education Center/Lewis and Clark Community College and the Sierra Club: Piasa Palisades Group. This event is FREE and open to all. The event will be held, rain or shine, at Piasa Harbor in Godfrey, Ill, which is located on Route 100 / the Great...

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IL/MO | Alton Citywide Litter Clean-Up

Please join this biannual effort to clean up the streets of our beautiful community! Sierra Club: Piasa Palisades Group and 1 Mississippi volunteers will be working on one location. We will be cleaning the Great River Road from the corner of State and Broadway, up river to the Welcome to Alton sign. This stretch is NOT kid-friendly (Email Sara for kid-friendly sites). Please wear layers and closed toe shoes. We’ll have water, bags,...

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MO/IL | St. Louis Earth Day Festival 2017

New in 2017 – a 2-day event! Join in this community tradition to learn about sustainable products and services offered by local businesses and organizations, meet area non-profits that share Earth Day values, catch local musical acts and performance art, participate in a number of hands-on educational activities, and enjoy diverse cuisine featuring local, organic, vegetarian, and vegan options. The 2017 Festival will include special features,...

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