2 Weeks Away!

RAW on the River is only 2 weeks away! If you have not yet registered and still plan to do so, please do it ASAP! We will be closing registrations this Friday, April 28. Don’t wait until Friday though! We are trying to finalize counts and need to know if you are planning to come,… Continue reading 2 Weeks Away!

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Dubuque Welcome Guide

Hello to all RAW on the River attendees! We are excited to welcome you all to Dubuque, Iowa in 6 short weeks. To help prepare for your visit, our staff have created this Dubuque Welcome Guide to help plan your stay. I hope it helps get you excited for your visit to Dubuque, the Masterpiece… Continue reading Dubuque Welcome Guide

2 Months Away!

RAW is less than 2 months away! If you are waiting until the last minute to register, please consider doing so soon to give us better estimates and help us plan. Rooms at the Grand Harbor Resort are starting to fill up. If you are told there are no rooms available, contact Andy Allison (aallison@rivermuseum.com<mailto:aallison@rivermuseum.com>)… Continue reading 2 Months Away!

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RAW 2023 Call For Abstracts

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS 2023 RAW on the river The 34th Regional Aquatic Workshop, will be held in Dubuque, IA from May 7-12, 2023, and promises to be another signature meeting of great presentations and wonderful networking opportunities. We are calling upon presenters to submit abstracts for 20-minute oral presentations (15 minutes presenting plus 5 minutes of questions).… Continue reading RAW 2023 Call For Abstracts

RAW 2023 Registration and Hotel Bookings ARE NOW LIVE

Hotel Venue: Grand Harbor Resort & Waterpark, $119 per night plus 12% tax and 16% service fee. (Overflow hotels include the Holiday Inn and Hotel Julien, each within walking distance of the conference venue and the River Museum.)  To reserve your room at the Grand Harbor Resort, call 563-690-4000 and ask for the block of… Continue reading RAW 2023 Registration and Hotel Bookings ARE NOW LIVE

Raw 2023 Sponsor Information

Dear Friends and Colleagues,Last year, Greg Whittaker and the Moody Gardens team resuscitated the Regional Aquatics Workshop (RAW), bringing some much-needed camaraderie and team-building at a time when all of us greatly needed a distraction. With little notice and a huge amount ofuncertainty, they pulled off an amazing event in Galveston. Now, it is time… Continue reading Raw 2023 Sponsor Information

RAW 2023

Hello Aquarium Professionals, Due to some unfortunate and unforeseen circumstances, the Virginia Aquarium was forced to cancel their planned hosting of the Regional Aquatics Workshop in 2023. Per the RAW bylaws, as the first loser in last year’s voting process, the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium was asked to step up. Some of you… Continue reading RAW 2023

RAW 2023 and 2024

RAW exists because our colleagues are willing to step up and take on the task of hosting each year. Typically, potential hosts will pitch their facilities to the conference crowd to be voted on for two years hence. With the extended gap in RAW’s, we took the opportunity to offer up hosts for both 2023… Continue reading RAW 2023 and 2024

2022 Wrap Up

Everyone, RAW 2022 has officially ended here at Moody Gardens on Galveston Island, Texas.  It has been a stellar 4 days of meetings, presentations and camaraderie.  Approximately 200 of our colleagues braved the viral threat and I have heard nothing but praise from every one.  It was certainly the perfect re-connection that everyone has been… Continue reading 2022 Wrap Up

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