River Ride Channels Huck Wannabes

By Becker, Stacey | Telegraph - Herald (Dubuque), July 15, 2012 | Go to article overview

River Ride Channels Huck Wannabes


Becker, Stacey, Telegraph - Herald (Dubuque)


John Buchholz channeled his inner Huckleberry Finn.

The 6-year-old smiled as his adventure of pulling a raft across a stream neared its end Saturday afternoon.

"Row, row, row your boat gently down the stream," Buchholz sang.

While his foray into rafting was brief and supervised by his mother, Traci, Buchholz still said the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium's new Huck Finn ride was "very good."

The ride was enjoyed by many at the museum's ninth annual Ding Darling Day - held in the recently opened Mississippi River Plaza that connects the museum's two main buildings.

"It's nice and open and interactive," said Traci Buchholz, of Clarksville, Iowa.

Tables lined the plaza with presentations and exhibits by conservation partners that included the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Mines of Spain State Recreation Area and the Dubuque County Conservation Board. It was all to honor Jay "Ding" Darling, a Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist for the Des Moines Register who became renowned for his environmental efforts.

"It's important for people to know that they can make a difference," said Krista Roa, a seasonal interpreter at the Mines of Spain.

Kesler Fousek, 2, of Dyersville, Iowa, was enthralled by the snakes and turtles. …

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