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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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...
Last month, the Mississippi River Network hosted a webinar for its members and friends featuring Tim Wagner from the Izaak Walton League of America (an MRN member organization) and healthy soils policy and state legislation expert Steven Keleti....
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...
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Is the Mississippi an ‘Endangered River’? Learn what it means and more in your April 2020 Newsletter!
April 2020: Upper Mississippi named #1 Most Endangered River in America; Lower River perspectives on coronavirus, water, and choice; Welcome Maisah Khan, MRN’s new policy manager; and River Survey.
How are you holding up today? This is a scary and hard time right now, and things are not business as usual. There are any number of factors affecting us individually, as this pandemic sweeps across the globe. Yet, we are also all united in being impacted by this at once, and we are all united in being called to help. I can’t help but think of a river analogy here, the lessons our mighty Mississippi shows us daily; that we are all part of a system, that everybody lives downstream…
February 2020 1 Mississippi Newsletter: NEPA Action Alert, Simple Actions to Improve Water Quality, Seeing your Direct Connection to the River, River Events, River News
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