Presentation Tags: Missouri River
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 […]
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.
July 14, 2020
Up & Down the Big Muddy – A History of Paddling on the Missouri River
Presentation by Norm Miller, adventurer and host of Missouri River Paddlers
Norm Miller will share the stories of many Missouri River paddler expeditions through history.
April 14, 2020
Meet Your Big Muddy – A Missouri River Primer
Online Presentation by Steve Schnarr, Missouri River Relief
Steve provided an overview of the history of the Missouri River in this livestreamed presentation.
June 12, 2018
The Missouri River: Then & Now
Presentation by historian and Arrow Rock State Historic Site Administrator Michael Dickey, Mo. Dept of Natural Resources Original Presentation was Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Click here to download PDF of presentation slides. Click here to download presentation script. at the Les Bourgeois Bistro in Rocheport, MO. Hosted by Missouri River Relief The Missouri River we enjoy today is a […]
August 14, 2013
The Rock That Gave Birth to Kansas City
Original Presentation by Richard J. Gentile, Ph.D, Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Geosciences, University of Missouri- Kansas City Click here to view a video recording of this presentation A ledge of rock along the south bank of the Missouri River at Kansas City served as an all weather landing (or wharf) for thousands of paddle-wheeled steamboats […]
May 14, 2013
Location, Location, Location
Original Presentation- May 14, 2013 – Big Muddy Speaker Series – Kansas City “Location, Location, Location – How Missouri River geography shapes restoration and management options” –presentation by Robert Jacobson, PhD, Chief of River Studies Branch, US Geological Survey Click here to download pdf of presentation The past two years of extreme flooding followed by […]
October 10, 2012
Port of Kansas City, a History
Original Presentation “Port of Kansas City, a History” By Branden Leay Criman, Deputy Director of the Port Authority of Kansas City October 10, 2012 Kansas City was founded on the banks of the Missouri River; fighting the current, the settlers finally heaved boats on land to unload their families, personal effects and the cargo […]