The Missouri River: Then, Now and in the Future?
Published: January 11, 2012
Original Presentation- Jan. 11, 2012 Big Muddy Speaker Series in Kansas City
“The Missouri River: Then, Now and in the Future?” – by Neil Bass, biologist with the Army Corps of Engineers
The historic Missouri River was a completely different river system than what we have today. From a meandering, unpredictable muddy stream, we have reshaped the Mighty Mo into a more stable (but still unpredictable) swift channel.
Neil Bass, biologist with the Army Corps of Engineers, made a presentation covering how we have moved from there to here and where we may be going. All the major programs affecting the Missouri River were touched upon, including the Pick Sloan Plan, the Bank Stabilization and Navigation Project, and the Missouri River Recovery Program and all of its components.
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The Big Muddy Speakers Series in Kansas City
is hosted by Friends of Lakeside Nature Center, Little Blue River Watershed Coalition, Missouri River Relief, Friends of Big Muddy, the Big Muddy National Fish & Wildlife Refuge, and the Columbia Fish & Wildlife Conservation Office (USFWS) with the following list of partners. All speakers are presenting for free. Thank you for sharing your knowledge with all of us!
Friends of Lakeside Nature Center
Little Blue River Watershed Coalition
Missouri River Relief
Friends of Big Muddy
Columbia Fish & Wildlife Conservation Office (USFWS)
Big Muddy National Fish & Wildlife Refuge