October 30, 2013

Kansas City Missouri River Ed Events

Kansas City Missouri River Ed Events
“Day on the River”- Riverfront Park, KC, MO
“KC Watershed Festival”- Lakeside Nature Center, KC, MO
October 2-4th, 2013
Staley High School:  14
Benjamin Banneker:  40
KC Watershed Festival:  160
MRR Crew:  11
Total Students & Teachers:  234
Service Learning Clean-ups:  6
Rivermiles Cleaned:  5 (Missouri River miles 360 – 365)
Total Tonnage:  .8 tons

Day on the River Presenters:
KC Parks & KC Wildlands - River Wildlife & Conservation, live reptiles & birds
US Army Corps of Engineers – Conservation Careers, MO River Recovery, live fish & turtles 
MRR - Know Your Big Muddy, Recycle Relay

KC Watershed Presentations:  Recycle Relay, Trash Boat, Enviro Scape

Sponsors:  “Day on the River” is supported by grants from US Fish and Wildlife Service, Mo. Dept. of Natural Resources and Mo. Dept. of Conservation. 

The Kansas City Watershed Festival hosted by the Little Blue River Watershed Assoc. and Healthy Rivers Partnership. 

Coordinators:  Day on the River:  Steve Schnarr, Dave & Fran Stous
                             KC Watershed Festival:  Larry O’Donnell, Vicki Richmond

“Day on the River” Trash Tally!

38 Bags of Trash
1 Big TV Screen
1 Chair Cushion
2 Plastic Pots
1 5-gal. Bucket
1 Turtle Sand Box
1Big Blue Packer
2 Tires
50 lbs Scrap Metal
50 ft. of Barge Rope
1 Humidifier Tank
1 Metal Sign
1 Message in a Bottle – Jar Joke

Tires:  .0175 tons
Trash:  .76 tons
Scrap Metal:  .025 tons

Total Tonnage:  .8 Tons  ~ (nearly 1 Ton!!!)

To view all photos from "Day on the River", please visit our Flickr album! 

Click here to view photos of the Kansas City Watershed Festival "Recycle Relay Race"  

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