Save the dates for River Alliance of Wisconsin’s 2022 River Rat Chats

Registration and details coming soon.

June 4 – River Rat Chat and mine site tour, Rhinelander

June 30 – River Rat Chat, Central Waters Brewing, Amherst

July 20 – River Rat Chat, City Lights Brewery, Milwaukee

August 16 – River Rat Chat and farm field tour, Lodi

September 17 – River Rat Chat and paddle, La Crosse

June 4, noon | River Rat Chat and Wolf River field visit

Join River Alliance of Wisconsin for a River Rat Chat in Rhinelander. River Rat Chats are a time for River Alliance members and friends to gather and discuss local communities’ water protection challenges and successes. The event is free, but please register in advance. Event updates will be sent via email. Invite friends via Facebook.

June 12 | Fools’ Flotilla
Madison, Yahara River

Hundreds of people will celebrate the Yahara River in costumes in canoes, kayaks or anything that floats. Join River Alliance of Wisconsin in Madison for the annual celebration of one of Wisconsin’s best urban rivers. Site opens at 9:30 a.m. at Tenney Park and parade begins at 10:30 a.m. At the end of the parade at Yahara Place Park, you can join the Marquette Neighborhood Association Waterfront Festival. The event is free, but all boats must be registered by their Boat Captains. Invite friends via Facebook.

June 25-26 | Communities United by Water festival
Bayview City Park, Ashland

The weekend festival will welcome water protectors to meet, organize, sing, dance, tell stories, eat an Indigenous feast, play Lacrosse, hear from local Tribal leaders and water activists, and celebrate the life of the late Joe Rose of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. Visit the webpage for details, invite others via the Facebook event page, or email [email protected].

July 23 | Coalition to SAVE the Menominee River Water Celebration
Marinette, Stevenson Island

The second annual event includes an Interstate Bridge Walk, speakers, raffle, and activities. Noon – 6:00 p.m. Learn more on the Coalition to SAVE the Menominee River website.

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