Birds of Quarantine

Birds of Quarantine

Blog  I sit on my patio in my courtyard sipping on Ginger Mushroom tea anticipating the sunrise to peek over the concrete wall before me. I live downtown and my porch faces the back of a feed and seed store so my sunrise is delayed by a few minutes. The building...

In Solidarity

Blog  The Mississippi River Network stands in deep sadness, righteous anger, and solidarity with Black Communities who suffer because of racism and police brutality. Environmental work and racial justice are inexorably linked and in fact are all part of the same...

A Fantastic Morning in the Marsh

Blog Why are wetland areas important? How can soggy, mosquito breeding grounds covered by plants and occasionally standing water have any value unless it is drained and used as farmland or developed? Wetlands in fact provide many benefits! Wetlands are natural first...
How is Urban Runoff Affecting Your Water Quality?

How is Urban Runoff Affecting Your Water Quality?

Blog Urban and suburban areas contain buildings, homes, and other impervious (non-porous) surfaces, such as paved roads and parking lots, that do not allow stormwater to absorb into the ground thoroughly.  Instead, we rely on built ‘gray’ infrastructure, like...
1 Mississippi: River Citizen 2019 Highlights

1 Mississippi: River Citizen 2019 Highlights

Michael 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 armchairs to wading...