5th Annual Moab River Rendezvous

A celebration of rivers, conservation, history and community

November 7-10, 2013

Moab, Utah


Top 10 Reasons To Come:

10. Meet friends, old and new
9. Expert presentations on natural and cultural history
Dramatic location
7. Book signings
6. In town location, an easy walk to evening venues. 
5. Colorado River and Canyonlands NP field trips
4. Up-to-date river education
3. Historic river-running films
2. Evening social events
1. Help support conservation projects near Moab

Other reasons to come:  Meet authors, boating gear and repair experts; GREAT PRICE.


Thurs. morning Fiery Furnace hike, Arches NP. Available only to full-event registrants. Space very limited; sign up by Oct 30


includes all events from Thurs. afternoon ice-breaker to Sunday, with lunch & snacks. Pre-register by Nov 5

ONE - DAY FIELD TRIPS:  $40 each

Saturday and Sunday: includes, lunch, permit fees, transportation.

Space is limited; Please pre-register by Nov 7



Thursday, Friday and Saturday; pay at the door


For more information and online registration, visit http://www.moabriverrendezvous.com  

call 435-259-7733 / 1-866-202-1847 (toll-free) or email: info@plateaurestoration.org


Presented by Plateau Restoration as a fund-raiser for conservation projects on the Colorado Plateau


River Rendezvous SCHEDULE

SEE THE EVENT WEBSITE MoabRiverRendezvous.com for

details, including speaker profiles and news of previous events


Presenting: acclaimed authors Kevin Fedarko, Dan McCool and Bob Keiter, river historianRoy Webb and Herm Hoops, biologist, Robert McGill, geologists Andres Aslan, PhD and Tamsin McCormick, PhD, event organizer, Michael Smith.



Thursday, November 7, 2013

9am to 1pm: Pre-Event guided hike in Fiery Furnace, Arches Natl. Park.    PRE-REGISTRATION required by Oct 30. Open only to full event registrants for additional fee.
       Moderate hike focusing on learning and fun with instructors

4pm to 6pm: Afternoon presentation, dinner and movie at the PRI warehouse.
       PRE-REGISTRATION by November 5. Open only to full event registrants. "History of Rubber Boats" updated slide show by Herm Hoops; followed by light dinner and 1955 movie: Mickey Mouse Club on the San Juan River.

7pm to 8:30pm: Author presentation and book-signing at Star Hall, Moab  Kevin Fedarko: "The Emerald Mile" The epic story of the fastest ride in history through the Grand Canyon
No registration required; Pay at the door.


Friday, November 8, 2013

 9:30am to 3pm: Riparian restoration service project 
      Near the Potash boat-ramp on the Colorado River. This event is free - please RSVP.

7:00pm to 9:00 pm Historic River Film Festival.    
Evening presentation with films at Star Hall, featuring river historian and author, Roy Webb, Univ. of Utah.  THIS EVENING EVENT ONLY:   $5:00 at the door. 

9pm onwards: Evening Social




Saturday, November 9, 2013

9am to 4pm: Educational Field Trip - Canyonlands Natl. Park. & beyond    PRE-REGISTRATION required by Nov 7. Featuring expert instructors including Professor of Geology, Dr. Andres Aslan. Lunch and transportation included.

7pm to 9pm: Author presentations and book-signing at Star Hall, Moab   Professor Dan McCool: "American Rivers and the Big Shake-Out"; Professor Bob Keiter: "National Parks: Past and Future"
Professors of Political Science and Law, respectively, at the University of Utah. This evening event requires no registration; $5 at the door.

9pm onwards Evening Social


Sunday, November 10, 2013

9am to 1pm: Interpretive Educational Field Trip - Colorado River Corridor    PRE-REGISTRATION required by Nov 7. Featuring expert instructors including Geologist, Dr. Tamsin McCormick and River Historian, Roy Webb. Lunch and transportation included.


Presented by Plateau Restoration as a fund-raiser for conservation projects on the Colorado Plateau