Presentation Tags: River Management
July 11, 2023
Tale of Two Rivers: Contrasting Development and Conservation on the Upper Mississippi and Lower Missouri Rivers
Hydrologist Robb Jacobson discusses the engineering of both Mississippi and Missouri Rivers and their differences.
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.
October 14, 2015
An Adaptive Management Plan for the Missouri River – What Might it Mean?
Presentation by Tom Ball, Sierra Club Missouri River Grassroots Network Original Presentation, October 14, 2015 at Big A’s Restaurant, St. Charles, MO. The US Army Corps of Engineers manages Missouri River flows via a complex set of rules and laws designed to maximize benefits and reduce harms for 8 Congressional authorized purposes: irrigation, water supply, water quality, […]