Tag: missouri river

Amid Midwest Flooding, a Call for New Solutions

Written by | April 25th, 2013


The current flooding of the Illinois River is a stark reminder that we need to stop being reactive and start being proactive when it comes to investing in flood management.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, June 14

Written by | June 14th, 2011


Instead of two for Tuesday, how about 5 (cool green news links, that is)?

  1. What are the economic and human costs of extreme weather? (Green Biz)
  2. This guy dresses up in 500 plastic bags and calls himself “Bagmonster”–would you believe him? (The New York Times)
  3. See breathtaking photos of weedy seadragons (for real!). (BBC)
  4. A new study says more than 50% of the world’s population lives within 3 km of a freshwater source. (Conservation Journal Watch)
  5. The Missouri River continues to rise, rupturing two levees on Monday. (HuffPostGreen)

This Is a Tribute

Written by | July 18th, 2010


What do tribute songs have in common with river conservation? When the original isn’t available, you take the tributaries you can get, says Conservancy scientist Jeff Opperman.

Honoring America’s Great Outdoors in the Great Outdoors

Written by | June 8th, 2010


The Conservancy’s Bob Bendick reports from the first public outreach session of the America’s Great Outdoors initiative…and reflects on the great Montana setting where it took place.

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