Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Upcoming events

Here are three upcoming MRWA events, in conjunction with Montevideo's Fiesta Days Riverfest Rendezvous Celebration.  For more information about Riverfest, visit CURE (Clean Up the River Environment) on the web at or on Facebook... search for "Cure Mnriver".

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Tour of Moonstone Farm

Friday, June 17 · 3:00pm - 4:30pm

CURE office
, 117 South 1st St., Montevideo, Minn.

Audrey Arner has graciously offered to give a tour of Moonstone Farm near Montevideo. If you are interested, meet at the CURE office at 3:00 pm and we will caravan there.

Chippewa River Paddle

Friday, June 17 · 5:00pm - 8:30pm
CURE office,
117 South 1st St., Montevideo, Minn.

Bring the entire family to float the Chippewa River, considered a friendly and relaxing paddle perfect for beginners!

You are invited to meet us at the CURE office in Montevideo at 5:00 pm. Transportation to and from the river will be arranged once participants arrive at the CURE office. If you don't need assistance, just meet us at the put-in point -- Lentz Landing (near the Easy Bean Farm) off of Highway 40 east of Milan. We'll go on a 9.5 mile journey down to Watson Lion’s Club Park on County Road 13 east of Watson.

Minnesota River Paddler Patch Award Presentations

Saturday, June 18 · 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Lagoon Park in Montevideo, Minn.

The Minnesota River Watershed Alliance has created 3 different patches to give out to qualifying individuals who have paddled the Minnesota River and tributaries.

Once a year, we meet to present the Patches to the worthy recipients and this year the presentation ceremony is going to be part of the Fiesta Days Riverfest Rendezvous Celebration in Montevideo Minnesota.

* If you have paddled the entire length of the river; or
* If you have paddled at least 3 tributaries plus a stretch of the Minnesota; or

* If you have paddled all 23 tributaries & three stretches of the Main Stem

Don't know where Lagoon Park is? Click here!