Events & Trainings

River Network and our member groups across the U.S. host events, workshops, trainings, and conferences related to restoring healthy rivers and clean water. Get involved with a local water conservation organization by attending one of the events listed below, including Project Rain Barrel workshops!

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Apr
20
Friday, 04/20/2018
5:00pm MST - 7:00pm MST
Denver, CO
In 2016 it became legal to collect water from your gutters to water your lawn, garden, and flowers on your own property on Colorado. By...
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Apr
21
Saturday, 04/21/2018
11:30am EDT - 3:30pm EDT
Woodbury, CT
Thanks to the generous support of Coca-Cola & River Network, the Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition is delighted to offer rain barrel workshops during the Woodbury...
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Apr
28
Saturday, 04/28/2018
9:00am EDT - 12:00pm EDT
Flint, MI
The Flint River Watershed Coalition's Stewardship Day will introduce participants to watershed issues impacting the Flint River and its tributaries throughout Genesee and Lapeer Counties...
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Apr
28
Saturday, 04/28/2018
1:00pm EDT - 3:00pm EDT
Pine Grove, PA
Collective Arts League in cooperation with Pine Grove Grow will host a Rain Barrel DIY workshop to introduce people to water conservation issues and the...
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Apr
29
04/29/2018 - 05/02/2018
All Day
Olympic Valley, CA
River Rally, hosted annually by River Network, is a national conference for river and water champions. Unique in its focus on providing practical education, inspiring...
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May
1
05/01/2018 - 10/01/2018
8:00am CST - 8:00pm CST
Fargo, ND
Volunteer to pick up trash on the multi-use/pedestrian trails along the Red River in the Fargo, ND and Moorhead, MN area. Volunteers can choose the...
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May
3
Thursday, 05/03/2018
5:30pm MST - 7:30pm MST
Fountain, CO
CSU Extension is happy to host a joint rain barrel workshop for El Paso and Pueblo counties. The workshop will take place at the Fountain...
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May
5
Saturday, 05/05/2018
10:00am EDT - 12:00pm EDT
Waltham, MA
Charles River Watershed Association invites you to a public rain barrel making workshop! We will begin the workshop with an overview of urban runoff and...
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May
5
Saturday, 05/05/2018
10:00am MST - 2:00pm MST
Tempe, AZ
Tempe Water Conservation presents a Rain Barrel Workshop and Giveaway at the Historic Eisendrath House on May 5, 2018. Four workshops featuring a live demonstration...
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May
6
Sunday, 05/06/2018
10:00am EDT - 12:00pm EDT
North Reading, MA
Held right on the river at Ipswich River Park, the Spring Into Action: Rain Barrel Workshop will explore the connection between poorly managed stormwater and...
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May
12
Saturday, 05/12/2018
9:30am CST - 11:30am CST
New Orleans, LA
Join Groundwork New Orleans for a Green DIY - Build your own Rain Barrel workshop. Residents will learn about the importance of stormwater management and...
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May
12
Saturday, 05/12/2018
09:30am EDT - 12:00am EDT
Detroit, MI
Freshwater and land are the most important natural resources we have on earth. Learn how to protect Detroit’s water and land for generations to come...
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May
12
Saturday, 05/12/2018
10:00am EDT - 11:30am EDT
Ashville, NC
Join RiverLink for our second rain barrel workshop! RiverLink staff will educate participants in the importance of stormwater harvesting and rerouting in their local watershed....
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May
16
Wednesday, 05/16/2018
5:30pm PST - 8:30pm PST
Nevada City, CA
Host Organization: South Yuba River Citizens League   Event Details: River Ambassadors are volunteer environmental stewards trained to engage South Yuba River State Park visitors in Leave...
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May
19
Saturday, 05/19/2018
8:00am EST - 1:00pm EST
Somerville, MA
Host Organization: Mystic River Watershed Association   Event Details: SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2018 – RUN, WALK, PADDLE OR BIKE FOR THE FISH! The Mystic River Herring Run...
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May
19
Saturday, 05/19/2018
9:30am EDT - 11:30am EDT
Mason, MI
The Ingham Conservation District will host a Community Rain Barrel Workshop with a focus on individuals and groups across Ingham County who manage public gardens...
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May
19
Saturday, 05/19/2018
1:00pm EDT - 3:00pm EDT
Providence, RI
The Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council in partnership with Groundwork Rhode Island and the City of Providence will host a city-wide rain barrel workshop for 40...
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May
26
Saturday, 05/26/2018
9:00am EDT - 12:00pm EDT
Warsaw, IN
As part of the Northern Indiana Lakes Festival, the Clean Waters Partnership will host a "Utilize the Rain for Your Personal Gain" Rain Barrel workshop....
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Jun
9
Saturday, 06/09/2018
9:00am EDT - 2:00pm EDT
Mio, MI
Across the nation, river enthusiasts, communities and government agencies are preparing to celebrate wild rivers with the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Wild...
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Jun
9
Saturday, 06/09/2018
10:00am MST - 12:00pm MST
Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Springs Utilities will host a free recycled rain barrel event during our annual Efficiency Expo, helping our customers maximize their water reuse and reduce...
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Jun
9
Saturday, 06/09/2018
1:00pm AKDT - 3:00pm AKDT
Soldotna, AK
The Kenai River Festival Rain Barrel workshop will take place at the 28th annual Kenai River Festival, local environmental artist Kaitlin Vadla will demonstrate some...
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Jun
9
Saturday, 06/09/2018
2:00pm MST - 4:00pm MST
Drake , CO
The Big Thompson Watershed Rain Barrel Workshop will be a fun and educational event for the whole family! Participants can purchase, build, and paint their...
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Sep
15
Saturday, 09/15/2018
9:00 am PST - 5:00pm PST
Nevada City, CA
Host Organization: South Yuba River Citizens League Event Location: Various locations along the Yuba River (CA) Event Date: 09/15/2018 Event Time: 09:00 am – 05:00 pm Pacific Time Event...
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