Other Mississippi River Sites

Upper Mississippi River Conservation Committee
Natural resource managers from Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin working together to promote cooperation between conservation agencies on the Upper Mississippi River.

Lower Mississippi River Conservation Committee
Coalition of natural resource conservation and environmental quality agencies in Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee focused on conserving the natural resources of the Mississippi’s floodplain.

Midwest Region of the US Fish and Wildlife Service
The Midwest Region is committed to expanding partnerships, offering innovative opportunities to enhance the Region, promoting healthy fish and wildlife trust species populations and habitats to support them and providing the public with quality hunting, fishing, wildlife watching, and other wildlife-dependent recreational opportunities on Service lands.

USGS Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center
Providing the scientific information needed by managers, decision makers, and the public to protect, enhance, and restore the ecosystems in the Upper Mississippi River Basin, the Midwest, and worldwide.

Upper Mississippi River Restoration (UMRR)
The mission of this group is to work within a partnership among federal and state agencies and other organizations; to construct high-performing habitat restoration, rehabilitation projects; to produce state-of-the-art knowledge through monitoring, research, and assessment; to engage other organizations to accomplish the Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program's vision.

UMRR Long Term Resource Monitoring (UMRR LTRM)
The Long Term Resource Monitoring group supports decision makers with the information and understanding needed to maintain the Upper Mississippi River System as a viable multiple-use river ecosystem.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley Division
As North America’s most important waterway, the Mississippi Valley Division's civil works along the Mississippi represent critical investments in our nation’s future. The division’s effectiveness in orchestrating the river’s immense power greatly benefits America’s economy, environment and defense.
Mississippi River Heritage, Natural History, and Recreational observations from author Pat Middleton.

Mississippi National River and Recreation Area
In the middle of a bustling urban setting, this 72 mile river park offers quiet stretches for fishing, boating and canoeing.  Other spots are excellent for birdwatching, bicycling and hiking.  And there are plenty of visitor centers that highlight the history and science of the Mississippi River.  If you are interested in the Mississippi River, this is a great place to start your exploration.

The Great River Road
Experience the Great River Road National Scenic Byway, the best scenic drive in America. The Great River Road follows the course of the Mississippi River for 3,000 miles through 10 states.