Previous Years

16th Annual Project AWARE

July 8-13, 2018

Maquoketa River

River Miles: 63 miles

Participants: 397

Sponsors: 102

Trash Recycled: 69% (28,616 lbs)

Total Trash Removed: 41,550 lbs (20.8 Tons)

2018 Daily Maps (.pdf)

2018 Daily Agenda (.pdf)

2018 Sponsors (.pdf)

2018 Photos

15th Annual Project AWARE

July 10-14, 2017

Cedar River

River Miles: 55 miles

Participants: 469

Sponsors: 90

Trash Recycled: 88% (49,405 lbs)

Total Trash Removed: 55,945 lbs (28 Tons)

2017 Fact Sheet (.pdf)

2017 Daily Maps (.pdf)

2017 Daily Agenda (.pdf)

2017 Sponsors (.pdf)

2017 Volunteers (.pdf)

2017 Water Quality (.pdf)

2017 Photos

14th Annual Project AWARE

July 11-15, 2016

Lower Des Moines River

River Miles: 52 miles

Participants: 329

Sponsors: 82

Trash Recycled: 77% (61,422 lbs)

Total Trash Removed: 80,062 (40.0 tons)

2016 Fact Sheet (.pdf)

2016 Daily Maps (.pdf)

2016 Daily Agenda (.pdf)

2016 Sponsors (.pdf)

2016 Volunteers (.pdf)

2016 Water Quality (.pdf)

2016 Photos

13th Annual Project AWARE

July 11-16, 2015

Wapsipinicon River

River Miles: 63 miles

Participants: 433

Sponsors: 89

Trash Recycled: 91% (54,656 lbs)

Total Trash Removed: 60,156 lbs (30.1 Tons)

2015 Fact Sheet (.pdf)

2015 Daily Maps (.pdf)

2015 Daily Agenda (.pdf)

2015 Sponsors (.pdf)

2015 Volunteers (.pdf)

2015 Water Quality (.pdf)

2015 Photos

12th Annual Project AWARE

July 12-19, 2014

Big Sioux River

River Miles: 91 miles

Participants: 388

Sponsors: 88

Trash Recycled: 95% (57,008 lbs)

Total Trash Removed: 60,183 lbs (30.2 Tons)

2014 Fact Sheet (.pdf)

2014 Daily Maps (.pdf)

2014 Daily Agenda (.pdf)

2014 Sponsors (.pdf)

2014 Volunteers (.pdf)

2014 Water Quality (.pdf)

2014 Photos

11th Annual Project AWARE

July 6-13, 2013

Des Moines River (and Boone River)

River Miles: 91 miles

Participants: 343

Sponsors: 92

Trash Recycled: 88% (60,163 lbs)

Total Trash Removed: 68,480 lbs (34.2 Tons)

2013 Fact Sheet (.pdf)

2013 Daily Maps (.pdf)

2013 Daily Agenda (.pdf)

2013 Sponsors (.pdf)

2013 Volunteers (.pdf)

2013 Water Quality (.pdf)

2013 Photos

10th Annual Project AWARE

July 7-14, 2012

Iowa River

River Miles: 85 miles

Participants: 387

Sponsors: 105

Trash Recycled: 86% (103,320 lbs)

Total Trash Removed: 120,720 lbs (60 Tons)

2012 Fact Sheet (.pdf)

2012 Daily Maps (.pdf)

2012 Daily Agenda (.pdf)

2012 Sponsors (.pdf)

2012 Volunteers (.pdf)

2012 Water Quality (.pdf)

2012 Photos

9th Annual Project AWARE

July 9-16, 2011

Little Turkey, Turkey & Volga Rivers

River Miles: 88 miles

Participants: 429

Sponsors: 105

Trash Recycled: 96% (62,082 lbs)

Total Trash Removed: 64,722 lbs (32 Tons)

2011 Fact Sheet (.pdf)

2011 Daily Maps (.pdf)

2011 Daily Agenda (.pdf)

2011 Sponsors (.pdf)

2011 Volunteers (.pdf)

2011 Water Quality (.pdf)

2011 Photos

8th Annual Project AWARE

July 10–17, 2010

West and East Nishnabotna Rivers

River Miles: 100 miles

Participants: 223

Sponsors: 70

Trash Recycled: 54%

Total Trash Removed: 18, 551 lbs (9.27 Tons)

2010 Fact Sheet (.pdf)

2010 Daily Maps (.pdf)

2010 Daily Agenda (.pdf)

2010 Sponsors (.pdf)

2010 Volunteers (.pdf)

2010 Water Quality (.pdf)

7th Annual Project AWARE

June 20–27, 2009

Cedar River, Wapsipinicon River, Big Creek and Indian Creek

River Miles: 33.3 miles + Pleasant Creek Lake, Cedar Rapids Neighborhood, Cedar Bluff Area, Chicken Creek Area and Rochester Prairie

Participants: 269

Sponsors: 99

Trash Recycled: 27%

Total Trash Removed: 84,820 lbs (42 Tons)

2009 Fact Sheet (.pdf)

2009 Daily Maps (.pdf)

2009 Daily Agenda (.pdf)

2009 Sponsors (.pdf)

2009 Volunteers (.pdf)

6th Annual Project AWARE

August 2-9, 2008

Winnebago, Shell Rock & Cedar Rivers

River Miles: 80.4 miles

Participants: 221

Sponsors: 141

Trash Recycled: 65%

Total Trash Removed: 94,800 lbs (47.4 Tons)

2008 Fact Sheet (.pdf)

2008 Daily Maps (.pdf)

2008 Daily Agenda (.pdf)

2008 Sponsors (.pdf)

2008 Volunteers (.pdf)

2008 Water Quality (.pdf)

5th Annual Project AWARE

June 16-23, 2007

Middle and North Raccoon Rivers

River Miles: 102.5 miles

Participants: 400

Sponsors: 100

Trash Recycled: 85%

Total Trash Removed: 52,350 lbs (26.175 Tons)

2007 Fact Sheet (.pdf)

2007 Daily Maps (.pdf)

2007 Daily Agenda (.pdf)

2007 Sponsors (.pdf)

2007 Volunteers (.pdf)

2007 Water Quality (.pdf)

4th Annual Project AWARE

June 17-24, 2006

Iowa and English Rivers

River Miles: 79 miles

Participants: 176

Sponsors: 61

Trash Recycled: 74%

Total Trash Removed: 48, 586 lbs (24.29 Tons)

2006 Fact Sheet (.pdf)

2006 Daily Maps (.pdf)

2006 Daily Agenda (.pdf)

2006 Sponsors (.pdf)

2006 Volunteers (.pdf)

2006 Water Quality (.pdf)

3rd Annual Project AWARE

June 18-25, 2005

Little Sioux River

River Miles: 96 miles

Participants: 197

Sponsors: 48

Trash Recycled: 85%

Total Trash Removed: 124 Cubic Yards (weight not available)

2005 Fact Sheet (.pdf)

2005 Daily Maps (.pdf)

2005 Daily Agenda (.pdf)

2005 Sponsors (.pdf)

2005 Volunteers (.pdf)

2005 Water Quality (.pdf)

2nd Annual Project AWARE

June 19-26, 2004

Des Moines River Watershed - Lizard Creek, South Skunk River (Skunk River Watershed), Walnut Creek, Badger Lake, Brushy Creek Pond, Fraser Pond, Big Creek Lake

River Miles: 17

Participants: 147

Sponsors: 28

Trash Recycled: 95%

Total Trash Removed: 96 Cubic Yards (weight not available)

2004 Fact Sheet (.pdf)

2004 Daily Maps (.pdf)

2004 Daily Agenda (.pdf)

2004 Sponsors (.pdf)

2004 Volunteers (.pdf)

1st Annual Project AWARE

June 1-8, 2003

Maquoketa River

River Miles: 105

Participants: 90

Sponsors: 21

Trash Recycled: 0% - aside from tires everything was landfilled. Recycling efforts began in 2004.

Total Trash Removed: 100 Cubic Yards (weight not available)

2003 Fact Sheet (.pdf)

2003 Daily Maps (.pdf)

2003 Daily Agenda (.pdf)

2003 Sponsors (.pdf)

2003 Volunteers (.pdf)