An Endangered River Runs Through Us – Guided Tour and Exhibit


The second of Three Iowa River Journeys is scheduled for Friday, February 8. This guided bus and walking tour leaves from the south foyer of the UI Main Library at 3 p.m. 

On the tour you will see models of Columbia River dams created to discover better means to protect salmon; beaches where the College of Public Health conducts a water quality project; species relocation necessitated by the work on the river at Iowa Avenue; and an Iowa River photographic exhibit and reception in the second floor, north room, of the UI Main Library.

At 7 p.m., Jacques Leslie, author of Deep Water: The Epic Struggle over Dams, Displaced People, and the Environment, will read and lecture at the Iowa City Water Treatment Plant on Dubuque Street north of I-80.

All events are free and open to the public. Bus tours require registration by emailing Cory Sanderson or calling 319-353-1021.

Check UI News for more information.