In the Media
FMR is proud to serve as the voice for the Mississippi River and the people who care about it — at the Capitol, in our communities and in the media. Many thanks to the reporters who take the time to cover important river issues.
FMR called for the state to take action on invasive carp — fish that can cause ecological harm. FMR Land Use & Planning Program Director Colleen O'Connor Toberman explains why.
From sediment issues in Lake Pepin to the dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi River faces enormous challenges. This Wisconsin paper reported on the promise of the Mississippi River Restoration and Resilience Initiative based on the successes of its model the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. FMR Water Program Director Trevor Russell is quoted. The article was republished through more than a dozen news outlets.
This primer explains why we need clean-water crops, their progress so far, and the challenges of developing a market and scaling up production. FMR Executive Director Whitney Clark was quoted.