Friends of Pool 9 Events


Mississippi River Clean-Up April 24,2021

The Friends of Pool 9 Board (FOP9) has scheduled the clean-up of Pool 9 for April 24th from 8 am to 12 noon. Volunteers will be provided gloves, garbage bags, and water. Due to COVID, no lunches will be provided this year. Volunteers are expected to follow CDC guidelines when in the presence of others. All volunteers must sign, parents/guardians sign for children under age 18, the 2021 Friends of Pool 9 Liability Form. Forms will be available at launch sites.


Dumpsters will be available at the Lansing Brennan Landing (Old Fish Market site), Village of Ferryville Boat Landing, and Black Hawk Park.


The following sites & Contact Information follows:


Highway 82 Dike Cleaning & Area Landings – Jerry Boardman 563-419-7968, Mandi Boardman 608-317-2751, and Lisa Welch 563-568-7302.

Backwaters (meet at Lansing VFW waterfront) - Bob Henkel 563-538-4864 or Alex Galema 563-538-4385.

Lansing Waterfront (meet at Lansing VFW water front) – Mike Conway 563-568-8132.

Ferryville Boat Landing – Larry Quamme 920-948-2245 or John Mitchell 608-317-8004.

Lynxville Landing – Mark Schneden 608-412-0483.

Beach Cleaning & Fire Ring – Kevin Quillin 563-568-9334 or Blake Schoh 563-419-7546.

Black Hawk Park – John Verdon 563-317-3777 or Darus Spingler 608-632-3736.

Lansing Marina Dike & Conservation parks – Sue English 563-379-1129.

New Albin Area, Visigers & Army Road – Al Wuennecke 608-790-8842.

Hetman’s Landing – Sam Miller 319-269-6805 or Pat Murphy 319-233-1235.


Trash Transport – Joe Mazanec 608-769-4833 or Darrin Thran 608-606-6049.


Please contact the FOP9 person(s) at the site you wish to work from so they can have forms and supplies ready for you. The FOP9 Board extends a thank you to each and every volunteer who can help clean our Pool 9.

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Please also support our in-kind sponsors

Bruce Carlson DDS, Grand View Motel & Resorts, Flyway Fowling Services, Kerndt Brothers Savings Bank, Bartels Hardware & Service, Big River Companies Inc. Clements Fishing Barge, Captain Hooks Bait & Tackle, Eagles Nest Gallery & Frame Shop, Ion Exchange Inc.Mississippi Explorer Cruises

New Albin Savings Bank. Storm Clouds Photography, Village Farm & Home, Wooden Nickle Saloon, River Cabins, City Meat Market, Milty’s Restaurant & Lodging, Red Barn Resort & Campground, Red Geranium Floral & Gifts, Safe House Saloon, Stirn’s Marine / S&S Houseboat Rental, Studio K, Swing Inn Restaurant & Bar, Upper Iowa Resort, Alley Kat Food and Booze, Empty Nest Winery, Expresso Convenience Store & Deli, Ferryville Cheese & More, Grand Central Station, Great River Road House, Horsfalls Lansing Variety Store, Lansing Auto Parts, Lansing General Store, Lansing Liquor & More, Other Place

Simply Salon. Steve’s Hair Salon, Deb Welsh

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