From inspired reflections to in-depth policy analysis, the 1 Mississippi blog roll is a must read. Primarily authored by Mississippi River Network staff and member organizations; we also offer this space for guest blogs.
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Started in 2009, 1 Mississippi is a growing national movement of nearly 20,000 River Citizens- everyday people dedicated to protecting the River by speaking up on its behalf and caring for it in simple ways that make a big difference. From...
The Mississippi River Network’s 2019 Annual Meeting was held in St. Louis, MO, and was a success with many key takeaways…
The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) was passed in 1964 to ensure American's public access to outdoor recreation. Since then the law has helped create and improve thousands of projects across the country, from National Parks to neighborhood...
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It’s safe to say, 2019 was a year of overflow on the Mississippi River and its tributaries. Record-breaking flooding in 2019 across the watershed leaves no doubt that the River must be respected. This past year was also another reminder that we are in a time of change. Our choices and actions today will have rippling impacts on the generations to come.
As snow and ice appear on stretches of our beautiful River, we recap Nov. 2019 in your River Citizen monthly newsletter: What happened at the Annual Meeting; River Citizen testimonials; and where/how to take action for the Mississippi River.
We present to you your 1 Mississippi Monthy River Citizen Oct. 2019 newsletter. Includes: public meetings allowed for citizens to be heard; new website launch; welcome new outreach coordinator based in Dubuque, IA; where the River and LWCF meet; Relay of Voices nears Gulf; River News.
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The 1 Mississippi program is implemented by the Mississippi River Network and is the nation’s only grassroots outreach effort focused on the entire Mississippi River with the goal to educate the public on the urgent issues facing the River. The Mississippi River Network is a coalition of over 55 organizations working toward a healthy and resilient River for the land, water, wildlife, and people.
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