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Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

Boonville River Festival & Missouri River Clean-up 2014

Isle of Capri Parking area & Franklin Island C.A.

It's been since 2005 since we held a big community clean-up on the Missouri River in Boonville!  As part of our 2014 Big Muddy Clean Sweep, a two-month continuous clean-up by barge in September & October, we'll be rolling through Boonville, cleaning our way downstream. With an already active and dedicated group of Boonville river rats on board, we'll also be bringing the first Boonville Missouri River Festival to town, with great live music, food, educational exhibits and more! You won't want to miss it!  

 

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Missouri River Relief Benefit Art Auction

& Katy Trail Mural Unveiling!

Friday, October 17, 2014
McKittrick Farmer's Mercantile, 500 Washington St. McKittrick, MO

This is an incredible opportunity to celebrate our Missouri River and Katy Land Trust, support Missouri River Relief and gather with a bunch of other river lovers.

Thanks to our host Joey Los, we'll have a meet and greet and art auction at the McKittrick Farmer's Mercantile. It's all a fundraiser for Missouri River Relief.

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Big Muddy Clean Sweep 2014

Sept. 6 - Oct. 18, 2014

Brunswick, Jameson Island, Boonville, Cooper's Landing, Jefferson City, Hermann

 

 

The Big Muddy Clean Sweep is back!  A continuous two-month clean-up voyage that will be travelling downstream from Brunswick to Hermann this Fall.

Sign-up on our website for any and all clean-ups.  They're free.  They're fun.  And the river needs you!

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Read up on the MR340 race!

2012MR340

Ground Crews refill a six man racing canoe. photo copyright by Dave Marner

A collection of photos, articles and videos about the MR340

This year's Missouri American Water MR340 was postponed from July to August 12-15 due to flooding in the western half of the race course. It was impossible for many who had registered for the original date to make the reschedule, but still 230 boats with 344 paddlers showed up at Kaw Point Park for the 9th annual MR340.

Temps were mild, even a bit chilly at night, with fog in the early morning hours. River levels were perfect and the Persied meteor showers peppered the night sky with gorgeous streaks. As always, the determination of the racers was inspiring and the hard work and dedication of the race volunteers was impressive. For some, this was the perfect race conditions. 190 boats finished.

This was also the inaugural run for the e-340, the first all-solar-powered boat race on the Missouri River. Five boats entered, two boats started and one boat finished under its own power at Katfish Katy's.

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Since 2007, Missouri River Relief has been a partner in the MR340 race - a 340 mile paddling race across the state of Missouri. Racers purchase super cool race stickers and all of that money goes to support our efforts. We bring as many safety boat crews as we can and help up and down the race course.

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Join Missouri River Relief at "Summers @ Mizzou"

July 20-24, 2014
University of Missouri - Columbia

Missouri River Relief is proud to be hosting a very special summer camp for students aged 14-18.  It's called Meet the "Big Muddy" - Missouri River Academy and it's part of the "Summers @ Mizzou" summer camp hosted by MU Extension and the 4-H Center for Youth Development.  There are 30 slots available, first come first serve.

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A Busy Earth Week with Missouri River Relief - Join Us!

Earth Day River Clean-up at the Confluence, Worm-o-rama, Happy Hour with River Relief and more!

From education events and parties to a massive river clean-up at the Confluence, we've got a lot going on for "Earth Week". We hope you'll join us somewhere!

Scroll down for a list and a few details on what's cooking on and off the river.

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