RiverWayStories

WVIK 90.3 FM Augustana Public Radio and River Action are partnering to offer a new program -RiverWayStories - that will debut Saturday, March 2 at 8:34 a.m. during Weekend Edition.

The three-minute on-air essays will cover a broad range of river-related topics, including environmental concerns, conservation efforts, history and recreation.

RiverWayStories is a collaboration between River Action and WVIK and is underwritten by the Singh Group of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management.

The programs airing Saturday mornings at 8:34 a.m.:

 

  • March 2 - Mississippi River Trail Bridges by Steve Trainor
  • March 9 - Value of Wetlands by Solveig Entwistle
  • March 16 - Retain the Rain: Bioswales by Steve Trainor
  • March 23 - Make Room for the River Floodplain by Solveig Entwistle
  • March 30 - Retain the Rain: Porous Paving by Steve Trainor
  • April 6- Bringing Back Mother Nature's Stream Cleaners by Tim Gilman
  • April 13- Environmental Education in the Outdoors by Solveig Entwistle
  • April 20- Volunteering- The Talent of Time by Amy Bandman
  • April 27- Storm Drains and Pollution by Tim Gilman
  • May 4- Kids Explorers Program- Leave no Child Inside by Amy Bandman
  • May 11- Mississippi River Trail- Duck Creek Loop by TIm Gilman
  • May 18- QC Bald Eagles by Amy Bandman
  • May 25- American White Pelicans Return to the Upper Mississippi River by Keith Bustos
  • June 1- Why the Mississippi River Runs East and West by Amy Bandman
  • June 8- Collaborations in Nature by Keith Bustos
  • June 15- Hennepin Canal: From an Engineering Wonder to a Tool for Regeneration by Amy Bandman
  • June 22- Applying Environmental Ethics to Our Lives by Keith Bustos
  • June 29- Creative Collaborations by Amy Bandman
  • July 6- Freshwater Mollusks by Michael Goodyear
  • July 13- Sultana by Bailey Johnston
  • July 20- My Favorite Places by Kathy Wine
  • July 27- Green Greenways by Amy Bandman
  • August 3- Collaboration with Nature by Michael Goodyear
  • August 10- Improving Credit Island Slough by Keith Bustos
  • August 17- Bio-Diversity Day by Michael Goodyear
  • August 24- Protect Local Water Resources by Robin Dunn
  • August 31- Levees: A Tale of Five Cities by Michael Goodyear
  • September 7- A Fiery Anniversary by Bill Wundram
  • September 14- The Example and Future of Climate Change by Michael Goodyear
  • September 21- Collaborating on Riverfront Development by Michael Goodyear
  • September 28- What the Mississippi Means to Me (By Dick Stahl) by Roald Tweet
  • October 12- Birdlife Along the Mississippi by Michael Goodyear
  • October 19- Who Am I by Robin Dunn
  • October 26- Progressive Water Usage in the Middle-Ages by Michael Goodyear
  • November 2- The Iroquois: Cooperation in Politics and Agriculture by Michael Goodyear
  • November 9- The Rock Island Bridge by Ronald Tweet
  • November 16- A Favorite Spot Along the Mississippi by Lisa Cleve
  • November 23- Green Valley: Improving a Local Treasure by Tim Gilman
  • November 30- Salt Intake by Robin Dunne
  • December 7- How Does Your Garden Grow? by Eileen Spies
  • December 14- Silver Carp by Olivia Dorthy 
  • January 4, 2014- Eagles in the Quad Cities by Tim Gilman
  • January 11, 2014- Bees by Eileen Sipes
  • Janurary 18, 2014- Trees Protect Water Quality, Too by Robbin Dunne
  • January 25, 2014- Clean Water, Clean Communities by Amy Bandman
  • February 1, 2014- Smith's Island by Lisa Cleave
  • February 8, 2014- Model Watershed Lessons by Amy Bandman
  • February 15, 2014- Planning for the Quad Cities Region by Gillman
  • February 22, 2014- Retain the Rain by Amy Bandman
  • March 1, 2014- Wapsipinicon River by Lisa Cleave
  • March 8, 2014- Farnam DInner by Curtis Roseman
  • March 15, 2014- Finding Partners In The Wilderness by Amy Bandman
  • March 22, 2014- Lawn Care by Robbin Dunne
  • March 29, 2014- Explore the River by Amy Bandman
  • April 5, 2014- Pelicans and the Mississippi Flayway by Lisa Cleave
  • April 12, 2014- What Makes an Eddy? by Amy Bandman
  • April 19, 2014- Sultana by Bailey Johnston
  • April 26, 2014- 1 Mississippi by Amy Bandman
  • May 3, 2014- Smarter than a 5th Grader by Robert Dunne
  • May 10, 2014- Climate Change by Amy Bandman
  • May 17, 2014- Who Am I by Robin Dunne
  • May 24, 2014- The Greenest Building by Amy Bandman
  • May 31, 2014- Birdlife Along the Mississippi by Michael Goodyear
  • June 7, 2014- Nahant Marsh Turtle Program by Amy Bandman
  • June 14, 2014- Protect Local Water Resources by Robin Dunne
  • June 21, 2014- Wading into Wild Areas by Amy Bandman
  • June 28, 2014 Freshwater Mollusks by Michael Goodyear
  • July 5, 2014- Native Turf by Robin Dunne
  • July 12, 2014- Preparing for the Emerald Ash Borer by Jessica Flondro
  • July 19, 2014- Long History of Adaptation and Recycling by Michael Goodyear
  • July 26, 2014- A New Tourism Model for the Mississippi by Joe Taylor
  • August 2. 2014- Navigating the Channel by Jessica Flondro
  • August 9, 2014-Enviromentalism in the Amazon by Michael Goodyear
  • August 16, 2014- You Can Do This in Your Backyard by Jessica Flondro
  • August 23, 2014- Chief Black Hawk by Michael Goodyear
  • August 30, 2014- Battle of Credit Island by Bill Handel
  • September 6, 2014- The New Face of Tourism by Michael Goodyear
  • September 13, 2014- Monarch Butterflies by Jessica Flondro
  • September 20, 2014- Finding the Mississippi by Michael Goodyear
  • September 27, 2014-Wind and Water, Powering Colonial America by Michael Goodyear
  • Ocotober 4, 2014- The Importance of the Mississippi River by Bill Handel
  • Constantinople, A City of Water by Michael Goodyear

Merrill Lynch, The Singh Group