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Wild & Scenic Film Festival - 2015

Sunday, February 8th
2:00-5:00 p.m. 
The Blue Note - Columbia, MO

This was our fifth year hosting this event at The Blue Note, and it was the best yet. Despite some really beautiful weather, over 290 visitors filled the venue to screen a diverse slate of films, feast on amazing treats baked up by River Relief volunteers and raise funds for Missouri River Relief. Plus we were treated to music from Two Bit Steve, the new duo featuring local musical legends Stephen Andsager and John Galbraith.

Thanks to many silent auction donations from a long list of community members and local businesses, we raised over $5,700 for Missouri River Relief's local clean-up and education projects.

The event was hosted by Missouri River Relief and The Blue Note with support from the Alpine Shop and donations from a long list of local businesses, artists and friends (see the full list on the right). In addition, the Wild & Scenic Film Festival is supported by several National Sponsors, listed on the right. 

 

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Accepting Applications for Education Coordinator

NOTE - THIS POSITION IS NOW FILLED. We will announce our new Education Coordinator in April!

Missouri River Relief seeks applicants for the position of Education Coordinator.

This position will be responsible for the design and implementation of a wide variety of environmental education projects that further the goals of Missouri River Relief.

Click here for a complete job description (pdf).

To apply, download and complete the job application form and send it electronically with a cover letter describing why you are applying for the job to Executive Director, Jeff Barrow by January 30, 2015.

If you have questions, feel free to contact Jeff Barrow at 573.443.0292 or the email address linked above.

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Missouri River MegaScout

trashmap

The MegaScout online interactive map shows lots of info on the trash in the Lower Missouri River. 

An interactive map of the trash on the Missouri River

The Missouri River MegaScout is an ongoing project by Missouri River Relief volunteers to map the trash on the Lower Missouri River. 

The latest MegaScout Project is an interactive trash map utilizing Google Maps. Check it out at megascout.riverrelief.org Scroll down for tips on how to use the map.

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You Shop. Amazon Gives Back!


Plus many others ways to support Missouri River Relief!  Click here for more ways to give»


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Big Muddy Clean Sweep 2014

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

The Big Muddy Clean Sweep is a wrap! With our final river clean-up in Hermann, MO, we finished our two month series of clean-ups and education events across the middle of Missouri. 

Read all about what was accomplished on this amazing journey here!

 

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