Many organizations and individuals are dedicated to improving Mississippi River management. This page will provide the project overview, pertinent studies and research from the field at large.
Our Future? A Vision for a Land, Water and Economic Ethic in the Upper Mississippi Basin
Written by Missouri Coalition for the Environment
The Nature Conservancy’s Great Rivers Partnership
Read more about The Nature Conservancy’s (TNC) work along the Mississippi River, which also connects with TNC’s Great Rivers Partnership, a global effort to advance sustainable management of the world’s great rivers for people and nature.
America’s Great Watershed Initiative
Download materials and presentations from America’s Great Watershed Initiative’s (AGWI) September 2012 summit in St. Louis, MO. Read papers on shared leadership options, potential watershed health indicators and communications strategies for Integrated Mississippi River Basin Management.
America’s WETLAND Foundation ‘Beyond Unintended Consequences’ Findings Report for Gulf Coast Sustainability
Download the final report and recommendations from the America’s WETLAND Foundation Blue Ribbon Resilient Communities: Envisioning the Future of America’s Energy Coast Initiative, which engaged 1,100 participants at 11 leadership forums held across the Gulf Coast from Texas to Florida.
Answering 10 Fundamental Questions about the Mississippi River Delta
Building a series of engineered structures called diversions along the lower Mississippi River will yield tens of billions of dollars in net annual benefits to the nation and hedge against future disasters, according to a new report co-authored by 22 prominent scientists and engineers.
Mississippi River Water Quality and The Clean Water Act
Download a two-year study by the National Academy of Sciences that addresses the implementation of the Clean Water Act in the 10-state Mississippi River corridor. The report was authored by the National Research Council’s Committee on the Mississippi River and the Clean Water Act.