3 Key Points for Comments on Future of Upper Mississippi River

3 Key Points for Comments on Future of Upper Mississippi River

The river is falling, but the high water event of 2019 isn’t over yet. Decisions will need to be made not only for response to this record event but for planning for the future. The Mississippi River Network (MRN) is committed to facilitating public participation in...
5 need-to-knows about Mississippi River Nutrient Pollution in 2019 and how you can help

5 need-to-knows about Mississippi River Nutrient Pollution in 2019 and how you can help

Nutrients are essential for life, right? Yes. So, what’s the issue? What do you mean nutrient pollution? Nutrient pollution is what we are seeing in our waterways today. It’s jeopardizing clean drinking water for 20 million people in the Mississippi River Basin and it...
Multi-Benefits of Natural Infrastructure

Multi-Benefits of Natural Infrastructure

Natural infrastructure, or green infrastructure refers to natural river system elements like wetlands, marshes, swamps, and floodplains. The ground in these areas resembles a spongy texture, that allows water to be absorbed. Natural infrastructures are typically...