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Déjà Crue, all over again

Déjà Crue, all over again

By Brad Walker, Missouri Coalition for the Environment – Rivers Director                                                                       Here we go again; another major Midwest flood and lots of earnest questions about why it happened, who’s to blame, how we can fix it, etc., etc., etc. Comparison of the Missouri, Mississippi and Meramec Rivers water volumes – December 19th ...[Read More]

Federal Flood Risk Management Standards Updated Just in Time for Record-breaking Winter Floods

Federal Flood Risk Management Standards Updated Just in Time for Record-breaking Winter Floods

By Marisa Escudero, Water Resources Manager, National Wildlife Federation Winter 2016 has been a wet one for many of our WPNetwork Members. Major flooding on the Mississippi River and its tributaries prompted flood warnings for parts of Alabama, Arkansas, the Carolinas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas. At least 22 deaths over several days in Mis ...[Read More]

Top 5 Reasons Nature-Based Solutions Help Protect Wildlife and You

Top 5 Reasons Nature-Based Solutions Help Protect Wildlife and You

By Marisa Escudero, Water Resources Manager, National Wildlife Federation “Top 5 Reasons Nature-Based Solutions Help Protect Wildlife and You” Healthy rivers, coasts, and wetlands solve water resources problems with nature-based solutions. These approaches rely heavily on ecosystem services to help safeguard wildlife, your community, and you! Ecosystem services include clean water, habitat for fis ...[Read More]