November 8, 2022
Watershed Cairns: Marking the Missouri River with Art
For the November Big Muddy Speaker Series, Reuter showed some images from her 2017-2018 journey tracing the Missouri River.
October 11, 2022
Crossing the Red Sea, St. Louis and the Exodus of 1879
For the October Big Muddy Speaker Series, Professor Bryan Jack discussed the journey of the ‘Exodusters” through Saint Louis and beyond.
September 13, 2022
Introduction to Paddling Our Backyard River
Presentation by Linda Coffman Link to view the presentation on YouTube coming soon. Hosted by Missouri River Relief We joined avid paddler Linda Coffman on September 13th for a Missouri River paddling introduction. Her goal throughout this presentation was to make our shared backyard river more welcoming for recreation enthusiasts. This presentation covered appropriate watercraft and […]
August 9, 2022
The Clean Water Act is 50! Let’s Make it Even Better
Presentation by Missouri Confluence Waterkeeper Rachel Bartels and Great Rivers Environmental Law Center Staff Attorney Bob Menees
Rachel Bartels and and Bob Menees of Missouri Confluence Waterkeeper share the history of the Clean Water Act.
June 14, 2022
Art and History: The Journey of a Missouri New Regionalist
Presentation by Artist Bryan Haynes
Join artist Bryan Haynes for a discussion about his works and the formation of the Missouri New Regionalism art movement.
May 17, 2022
The Day the River Turned Red: evaluating the performance of a restoration project in the Missouri River
Presentation by Research Engineer Brandon Sansom, USGS
Join USGS Research Engineer Brandon Sansom as he discusses how USGS uses dye experiments to better understand complex flow patterns in the Missouri River.
April 12, 2022
The Jackson Family’s MR340 Adventures
Claire and Steve Jackson shared their MR340 adventures on and off the river, an paddling race that spans the state of Missouri.
March 8, 2022
The Big Muddy Clean Sweep: Living on the River, for the River
Missouri River Relief’s very own Alyssa Thomas shared the story of the Big Muddy Clean Sweep for March 2022’s presentation.
February 8, 2022
Steamboat Disasters of the Lower Missouri River
Online Presentation by Historian and Author James Erwin
February 8th we were joined by author James Erwin to discuss the impressive engineering and fragile nature of steamboat travel on the Lower Missouri River.
January 11, 2022
Missouri DNR Works for Healthy Rivers
Online Presentation by Kansas City Regional Director Karen Rouse and Water Protection Director Chris Wieberg, Mo. Dept. of Natural Resources
We were joined by two directors at the Mo. Dept. of Natural Resources who discussed couple of ongoing programs that the Mo. Dept. of Natural Resources is involved in that work to solve issues faced by the Missouri River and the larger Mississippi River Watershed.