Tag Archive: mississippi

Jan 10

Ode to the Mighty Mississippi

One massive river—full of scenic wonder, cultural import, and a bounty of positive environmental impacts. Jump in: You wanna talk epic? The Mississippi River, all 2,340 meandering miles of it, is the second longest river in the U.S. and flows through ten states. If that doesn’t sound splashy enough, consider this: Its watershed is the …

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Dec 29

Invasive Asian Carp

Researchers at the University of Minnesota are using loudspeakers and uninviting sounds to keep these invasive fish out of the upper Mississippi River. Transcript of the Audio Podcast: Invasive carp get an earful of uninviting sounds… on this CurrentCast. Invasive carp are breaching Mississippi headwaters – slipping through locks and dams and threatening to disrupt …

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