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You Can Help Save Iowa’s Raccoon River For A Dollar

Next Raccoon River Watershed Association (RRWA) Meeting–Hotel Pattee, Downtown, Perry, Iowa

Friday –Dec. 7

7:30 p.m.  Show “America’s Darling: The Story of Jay N. “Ding” Darling” -Hotel Pattee, Perry, Iowa,

Saturday–Dec. 8,   9:30—11:00 a.m.  Board meeting

General Meeting–11:00 to 11:25 –Sandra Somers (CUSV) editor of the new book: “Storm over Raccoon River” will talk about how locals formed Citizens United to Save the Valley and stopped the Army Corps of Engineers from building the Jefferson Dam on the North Raccoon River. Copies of the book will be available.

11:30–12:00–Susan Heathcote (Iowa Environmental Council Water Quality Specialist) will talk about pollution reduction strategies for the Raccoon River.

“—The Raccoon River Watershed Association is a group of citizens dedicated to the stewardship of the Raccoon River. It seeks to preserve and enhance the river and its watershed. It will strive to improve the quality of the river and its watershed so that citizens can safely enjoy swimming, fishing, canoeing, hunting, hiking, bird watching and other outdoor recreational activities. The association will engage in education, networking, cleanup, assessment and policy making to achieve these ends.”

Dues special!   $1

Join!   Send $1, name, phone, e-mail address to Mike Murphy

6507 Del Matro, Windsor Heights, Ia 50324