Volunteer Groups River Clean-Up Projects

Friends of the Big Sioux River (FBSR) offers companies and  organizations an opportunity to be directly involved in picking up trash on the streambanks of our local streams and rivers. If your business or group is interested in donating time to help clean up a stretch of a waterway FBSR will provide the clean-up materials below. Please call 605-679-6973 with any questions.

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Join our friends at Augustana University as they host a screening of the new film, Artifishal, on issues related to salmon, sponsored by Patagonia. The showing will be May 6 at 7 pm in the Hamre Recital Hall, Humanities Building, at Augustana University.

Water Issues Attracting Attention for 2020 Presidential Campaign

Art Cullen, the small town newspaper editor who put Iowa water quality issues on the map, is now attracting attention from presidential hopefuls. On March 30th, NPR featured Cullen in an article titled "Meet the Small-Town Newspaper Editor Who's Drawing 2020 Democrats to Rural Iowa." Reporter Clay Masters examines the unique politics of the situation, emphasizing how this issue is bringing attention to often overlooked rural Americans. Click the link in the title to learn more!


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