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Protect Our Rivers! Water Protector Day in Pilot Mound, IA

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On June 17th, we will return to the Des Moines River and Pilot Mound for a day of celebration along the river. Come celebrate, explore, and share stories on the Des Moines River!

First time or 1000th time on the river? All are welcome! This is a family-friendly event. There will be events available for non-paddlers, as well. Canoes and kayaks are available to rent ($10 suggested donation) or you may bring your own.

Please register by Saturday, June 3: https://goo.gl/forms/6agJvVFyNa2sN3Ip2

SCHEDULE
9:30-11 AM: Check in paddlers at Norton’s Ford Access along Des Moines River
11 AM: Orientation and enter river
12 Noon: River Ceremony at E18 Bridge
1-2 PM: Exit and Shuttle at North Fraser Ramp
2-7 PM: Meet at Pilot Mound Community Center (112 S. Pilot St. in Pilot Mound, IA) for food, music, and fellowship

Activities and organizational tables will be available at the Pilot Mound Community Center (112 S. Pilot St. in Pilot Mound, IA) beginning at 11 AM and throughout the day.

More information available on our website: http://nobakken.com/2017/05/19/june-17-protect-our-rivers-flotilla-in-pilot-mound-ia/

Local camping options: 
Don Williams County Park (10 min): http://www.co.boone.ia.us/index.aspx?page=296

Spring Lake State Park (25 min): http://www.reserveamerica.com/camping/springbrook-state-park/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=IA&parkId=610116

Ledges State Park (30 min): http://iowastateparks.reserveamerica.com/camping/ledges-state-park/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=IA&parkId=610148