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Rivermiles TV is hitting a PBS station near you!

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If you had a boat and a river, where would you go?

At Rivermiles, they get to answer that question every week. Our friends Jodi Pfefferkorn and Scott Mansker have put together their first season of a PBS series called "Rivermiles". Each week they hop in a boat to explore another facet of the Missouri River or one of its tributaries.

The series is kicking off this weekend in mid-Missouri and Kansas City, with a schedule to be announced later this summer in St. Louis.

The second episode is all about a Missouri River Relief clean-up!

The series is running Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. on KMOS in mid-Missouri and Sundays at 1 p.m. on KCPT in Kansas City.

Here's the rundown for the first season:

Episode 1 - "Let's Mitigate" - The Rivermiles crew learns about the work being done on the Missouri River to help save the endangered pallid sturgeon. (Sat. May 21, 7:30 p.m. on KMOS; Sun. May 22, 1 p.m. on KCPT)

Episode 2 - "Let's Clean Up the River"
- Jodi and Scott help out at Missouri River Relief's 2009 Kaw Point Clean-up. (Sat. May 28, 7:30 p.m. on KMOS; Sun. May 29, 1 p.m. on KCPT)

Episode 3 - "Let's Go to the Ozarks" - A tour around the Lake of the Ozarks, including the 2 Dam Days paddle race. (Sat. June 18, 7:30 p.m. on KMOS; Sun June 19, 1 p.m. on KCPT)

Episode 4 - "Let's Go to St. Charles" - Checking out the first state capital of Missouri. (Sat. June 25, 7:30 p.m. on KMOS; Sun June 19, 1 p.m. on KCPT)

Episode 5 - "Let's Go to Lawrence" - A boat trip on the Kansas River to check out this great historic town. (Sat. July 2, 7:30 p.m. on KMOS; Sun. July 3, 1 p.m. on KCPT)

Episode 6 - "Let's Drink River Water" - Missouri American Water Company explains how muddy Missouri River water is turned into high quality tap water. (Sat. July 9, 7:30 p.m. on KMOS; Sun. July 10, 7:30 p.m.)

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