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Missouri River Relief 

Missouri River Relief was founded to engage individuals and communities along the Missouri River in the exploration, enjoyment, restoration and care of the river through education, stewardship, and recreation.
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Missouri River Education

Discover the Missouri River through experiential, place-based educational programs that connect students and teachers to the Missouri River.
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River Cleanups

Our community-based volunteer river cleanups offer a unique and safe opportunity to get up close and personal with the Missouri River while giving back to this magnificent resource
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Special Events

Art auctions, river excursions, film festivals and more.  Missouri River Relief is always up to something.  These events help fuel our mission of connecting communities.
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Missouri River Explorer Program

Participants will familiarize themselves with the Missouri River and have the opportunity to earn their Missouri River Explorer patch by participating in hands-on activities at the Missouri River.
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Missouri River Days at a Glance

Missouri River Relief provides 4th graders the opportunity to experience the Missouri River firsthand through Missouri River Days.
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Exciting Opportunities On Donated River Property

Missouri River Relief is beyond excited and grateful to be part of the future vision for this property which has been donated to The Nature Conservancy by the Potterfield Family. Now comes the exciting phase of visioning and planning with our partners and community to make this beautiful place a river outreach center on the Missouri River.
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tons of trash removed from the Missouri River
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29,799
volunteers helping us clean up
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30,874
teachers and students engaged in learning about the river
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communities across Missouri engaged
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Yesterday was a rainy and fun first “Missouri River Days” program for this fall. For a half-day field trip at the Missouri River, we had students brave the rain from Ridgeway, West Boulevard, Midway Heights, and Alpha Hart Lewis Elementary Schools.

A big thank you to our experienced boat drivers and deckhands: Kevin Tosie, Patty Farrar, Kory Kaufman, Ragan Webb, Anna Miller and Nancy McKenna.

And our amazing presenters and volunteers, Claire Jackson, Stephanie Michels, Everett Stokes, Barney Combs Bonnie Selting, Rob Nix, Amy Meier, Meg Trull, Starkie Kreuder from Access Arts, Eileen Combs, Melanie Knocke, Scott Hamilton from U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Sue Hamilton, Brian McKeage, Darby Niswonger and Team from Missouri Department of Conservation.

We are looking forward to Paxton Keely and Parkade Elementary Schools on the river on Monday. Thank you to CPS Science, City of Columbia, MO - Office of Sustainability, and Bass Pro Shops & Cabela's Outdoor Fund, Cooper's Landing Riverside Resort & Marina for making this experience possible.
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Thank you for making this happen for these kiddos! My daughter was so excited (she was super bummed when their trip was rained out in the spring) and hasn’t stopped talking about it all weekend.

Some brave and happy looking 4th graders! Strong work everyone! Looks like someone planned ahead with the rain ponchos 👍🏼👍🏼

The kids had a great and they were loving those fun ponchos! A little rain didn’t stop us!

Look at the happy faces on those kids, they had so much fun!

How do I join and when's the next few trips?

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Come help make the October 1 Race to the Dome Awesome!

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