The Mighty Mississippi originates as a humble stream at a small woodland lake in our state. It gets its first full taste of what humans can do to abuse a waterway when it hits the Twin Cities, where, for well over a century, it served as an industrial sewer, made utterly devoid of life.
But for over 25 years, you've helped Friends of the Mississippi River lead the way in enhancing our river. Read why our hometown river and FMR need your support. >>