Presentation Tags: restoration
May 11, 2021
Beyond Water: Cultivating a Reverence for Big Rivers
Online Presentation by Author Dean Klinkenberg, the Mississippi Valley Traveler
Dean has made his living writing about the Mississippi River. He’s going to share with us his vision for living with reverence and resilience along our big rivers.
February 25, 2020
The Control of the Missouri: Ideker and the Fight for the Floodplain
Presentation by Robert Langellier, freelance journalist
Robert Langellier will share his research into the science, policy, facts and people behind the Ideker Lawsuit. In this 2014 lawsuit, a federal judge ruled that some recent flooding along the Missouri River is due to U.S. Corps of Engineers management and the Corps can be held liable for some damages. The lawsuit has become an important factor in the response to the 2019 flood.
January 14, 2020
Stream Restoration: Applications for Watershed Conservation
Presentation by Steve Herrington, Director of Science and Impact Measures, The Nature Conservancy of Missouri
Steve Herrington will give a broad look at the power, potential and importance of stream restoration in our wild and urban landscapes.
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
Jameson Island – Bringing Politics to a Head
-Original Presentation by Brook Spear, Great Rivers Environmental Law Center photo of Jameson Chute courtesy of USFWS, Steve Hillebrandt One of the tools the Corps of Engineers is using to restore habitat along the Missouri lost during channelization is to create chutes and islands on public land adjacent to the river. For some time, this […]