State of the River Report media requests

Thank you for your interest in the State of the River Report 2016.

Video from the September 21, 2016 press briefing is available on YouTube. (Briefing press packet)

Report authors are available to support journalists writing about the river. Interview requests are handled regularly each weekday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm CST. If your request is extremely urgent, please contact Trevor Russell via cell phone (listed below).

Trevor Russell
Co-author - Friends of the Mississippi River
Office phone: (651) 222-2193 ext. 18
Cell phone: (612) 388-8856

Lark Weller
Co-author - The National Park Service, Mississippi National River and Recreation Area
Office phone: (651) 293-8442

For additional media support, please email

For more, see the State of the River Report navigation table of contents above right or, on smaller screens, below.