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7th Annual Race to the Dome


Saturday, October 8, 2016

The 7th Annual Race to the Dome, presented by Missouri American Water, is a charity canoe/kayak race on the Missouri River with two race courses set for Saturday, October 8th.  

The longest course is from Providence to Jefferson City (27.6 miles). The shorter is from Hartsburg to Jefferson City (15.8 miles).

This year's race was our biggest yet, with 129 boats with 185 paddlers. 

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Grants support Missouri River Education and Action

USEPAMissouri River Relief will be awarding $22,750 to eight organizations in three states through the "Missouri River Action Team Mini-Grant" program. 

This mini-grant program is focused on supporting projects that will expose people to, increase knowledge about and change people's perception about the Missouri River. It's part of an Environmental Education grant that Missouri River Relief received in 2015 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The funds for the mini-grants are from the EPA. 

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2016 Schedule

2016 marks Missouri River Relief's 15th year of cleaning up the Big Muddy!  Check out what's new and our full 2016 Schedule here.

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Missouri River Academy 2016

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Students get a unique opportunity to develop a hands-on relationship with the Missouri River

High School Student Summer Camp

July 10-14, 2016 - 5 days and 4 nights

Camp Trinity - New Haven, Missouri - Tuition: $400 per student
 

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River Relief awarded EPA Environmental Education Grant

Two-year grant will boost organization capacity to teach and connect people to the Missouri River

epa-logoOn Nov. 10, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that 35 organizations nationwide had been awarded more than 3.3 million dollars to support environmental education and action across the country. Out of 400 applicants nationwide, Missouri River Relief was selected as one of five supported projects in our four-state Region 7 (MO, IA, KS, NE). 

The grant, called "Building Capacity for Missouri River Education" supports three main projects -

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