Next Level Missouri River Water Trail – with your help

Published: April 12, 2017

Presentation by Greg Poleski, Vice-President of Greenway Network

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

6. p.m. Social Hour at Big A’s on the Riverfront
7:00 p.m. Presentation

At Big A’s on the Riverfront (in the back room)
308 N Main St. –  St Charles, MO
(directions below)

Presentation is FREE and open to the public!

Hosted by Greenway Network

The Missouri River Water Trail is an excellent online reference for experienced and wanna-be paddlers on the Big Muddy. Published by the Mo. Dept. of Natural Resources, this online resource gives paddling tips, geographic references, access points and more. The MR340 proves that a broader vision of the Missouri River as a regional as well as local transportation and adventure route is a very real possiblity.

Lifetime paddler and conservationist Greg Poleski, who has been working on the Mississippi River Water Trail Association board and on St. Louis area water trails, sees that there is more work to be done to make this Missouri River Water Trail into a powerful resource in real life. From smaller local trips, to safety and guidance signage to the linking of existing trails, Poleski is looking for other like-minded paddlers to link up and take the Water Trail to the next level. Perhaps a more formal Missouri River Paddlers Association?

Join the conversation, dream up river trail to-do lists and help Greg bump our existing water trail resources into a national treasure.

Greg Poleski is a founding member of Greenway Network. He is the organizing host for the Big Muddy Speaker Series in St. Charles , the annual River Soundings symposium, the Pedal Paddle Series and the Confluence Conservation Crew. He is currently a board member of the Mississippi River Water Trail Association and is a guide for Big Muddy Adventures. He was awarded Missouri River Relief’s “2016 Missouri River Hero Award”.

Greg Poleski

Greg Poleski, co-founder of Greenway Network, was awarded the 2016 “Missouri River Hero” by Missouri River Relief.

The Big Muddy Speakers Series in St. Charles

is hosted by these wonderful partners:

All speakers are presenting for free and Big A’s is sharing the space for free! Thank you for sharing your knowledge with all of us!

The Big Muddy Speaker Series also takes place monthly in Rocheport and Kansas City.

A special thank you to Greg Poleski and Mike Garvey of Greenway Network for making this happen!


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