Turning Over a New Leaf at Pig's Eye


Dan Wattenhofer, Urban Forestry Specialist, Mississippi Park Connection Located at the mouth of Battle Creek, Pig's Eye Lake lies at the heart of Mississippi National…
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Diving for Hidden Treasure: A Look at Mussel Surveys in MISS


Alora K. Jones, Marketing and Communications Associate, Mississippi Park Connection Did you know the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area has a scuba team? Yes,…
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New GreenCorps Member!


Angela LaCroix, Urban Forestry GreenCorps Member, Mississippi Park Connection Hello Everyone! My name is Angela LaCroix and I am the new Urban Forestry GreenCorps member…
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What Is the Big Sit?


Sharon Stiteler, Park Ranger, Mississippi National River and Recreation Area One of the cool features of the Mississippi River is that it is a major…
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A Letter to the Mighty Mississippi


Talon Benavides, Mississippi River Educator Fellow, Mississippi Park Connection Mighty Mississippi, this summer I have had the opportunity to learn all about you. It's been…
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Help Us Inspire the Next Generation!


Mary Hammes, Environmental Stewardship and Volunteer Manager, Mississippi Park Connection One of our favorite things about fall is watching the park come alive for young…
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Monarch Monitoring in MISS


Kadie Gullickson, Biologic Technician, Mississippi National River and Recreation Area Since the 1950’s, when Dr. Fred Urquhart’s search for monarch butterflies’ wintering grounds piqued people’s…
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Meet the 2017 Mississippi River Fellows


Anna Waugh, Development Coordinator, Mississippi Park Connection I can’t believe that it is August already and this summer is flying by! Our Mississippi River Fellows…
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Staff Highlight: Jim Ford


Jim Ford, Education Specialist, Mississippi National River and Recreation Area I joined the National Park Service in January of 2016 as an Education Specialist. Before…
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Featured Site: Grey Cloud Dunes SNA


Alora K. Jones, Marketing and Communications Associate, Mississippi Park Connection Be sure to visit Grey Cloud Dunes Scientific Natural Area (SNA) during the spring or…
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