Big River Magazine

Blogs About the River
The lower Mississippi isn’t just  for barges and levees. Get to know the lower Mississippi and and plan a trip on the water with the help of the Rivergator maps and guides.

Mississippi River Resource Page: Lots of information about the river, especially if you’re considering canoeing or a long-distance trip on the river itself.

State Tourism Offices

Federal Agencies
Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge

State Parks and Recreation
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Missouri Department of Natural Resources
Missouri Department of Conservation

State Historic Sites

Army Corps of Engineers
Army Corps of Engineers navigation map for the Upper Mississippi River

Conservation Groups with a Focus on the Mississippi River
Audubon Society: Mississippi River Campaign
McKnight Foundation
The Nature Conservancy
Mississippi Valley Conservancy
Jo Davies County Foundation
America’s Waterway
Living Lands and Waters
Izaak Walton League of America
Ducks Unlimited
Northeast-Midwest Institute Upper Mississippi River Basin Task Force

© Dean Klinkenberg, 2009

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