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Project AWARE, A Watershed Awareness River Expedition




13th Annual Project AWARE July 11-16, 2015 Wapsipinicon River
Independence (Buchanan Co.) to Olin (Jones Co.)

The 2015 event will be a 5-day, 5-night event rather than the traditional 7-day, 7-night event.

2015 Project AWARE Registration
*Please register by June 19 to avoid a $10 late fee
Youth Participation Agreement
*Required for volunteers under the age of 18
2015 Project AWARE Route
Supply Checklist
2015 Project AWARE Poster
Rideboard Sign Up - coming soon
2015 Shuttle Schedule
Designated Parking Areas
Project AWARE Parking Pass
Be part of Project AWARE - sponsor today

Project AWARE 2014 Fact Sheet
Many thanks to the 2014 sponsors of Project AWARE

Project AWARE isn’t for the person who’s afraid to get a little dirt under his or her fingernails. While most of your time is spent in a canoe or kayak, you are still fully immersed in the wilderness and eventually you’re bound to get dirty. Prepare to find mud in awkward places and potentially stinky things in your canoe. Most people find this aspect appealing; remembering the days when they were just kids playing in the mud... Intrigued? Check out our Project AWARE: Frequently Asked Questions.


Project A.W.A.R.E. Objectives:

  • Increase awareness about, and community involvement in, water quality issues that impact the health of Iowa's aquatic resources.
  • Engage Iowa's citizen volunteers in a project that challenges them to become stewards of the river and produces a tangible, quantitative result.
  • Demonstrate the commitment of Iowa's citizens by giving of themselves and their valuable time to make a difference - one stretch of river, one piece of trash at a time.

For More Information: Lynette Seigley (515)-310-0376

"The Iowa Department of Natural Resources' Project AWARE is not related to nor affiliated with that of the Stichting Project AWARE’s name and website.”