Presentation Tags: Floods
April 13, 2021
Building for the Future: The Construction of a Levee Setback on the Missouri River
Presentation by Barbara Charry, The Nature Conservancy, Chris Hamilton, Natural Resources Conservation Service and Corina Zhang, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Charry and Hamilton shared the story of the Atchison County Levee Setback, bringing together the Atchison County Levee District, The Nature Conservancy, NRCS, the Corps of Engineers and others to create more space for the flooding Missouri River by moving a levee back away from the Missouri River.
January 8, 2020
Discussion on Floodplain Development in the News
Discussion Led by David Stokes, Great Rivers Habitat Alliance
David Stokes will discuss the recent news of a floodplain TIF rejection last week, and other impending developments and habitat successes in the Confluence region.
July 8, 2015
Reconnecting Rivers and Floodplains- Reconciling Theory and Practice
Presentation by David Galat, PhD, former Professor at University of Missouri Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit Original Presentation, July 8, 2015 at Big A’s Restaurant, St. Charles, MO. The importance of seasonal flooding to reconnect large rivers with their floodplains is essential for their ecological integrity. Due to channelization and levee protection, the Lower Missouri River (LMOR) has been […]