Plant for the Future Photo Contest


Love trees? You can be a winner in our #PlantfortheFuture Instagram Photo Contest. To celebrate Arbor Month, we’re asking the public to take a selfie…
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Meet the New Community Volunteer Ambassador for Mississippi National River and Recreation Area


Marnie Sciamanda, Community Volunteer Ambassador (CVA), National Park Service / Mississippi National River and Recreation Area I am the new Community Volunteer Ambassador (CVA) with…
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Conservation Corps is hiring!


Looking for an opportunity to spend your summer outside? How about being paid to learn how to apply natural resource management? Conservation Corps is looking…
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Meet the new Communications Associate for Mississippi Park Connection


Lee Vue, Communications Associate, Mississippi Park Connection As a creative professional and outdoor enthusiast, I am ecstatic to work for Mississippi Park Connection and contribute…
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A word from Mississippi Park Connection's new Education Coordinator


David Kappelhoff, Education Coordinator, Mississippi Park Connection I’m excited to work with Mississippi Park Connection and its amazing and passionate staff. I started my position…
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Birds and Bridges — A Look At the Upper Mississippi


Nancy Duncan, Natural Resource Program Manager, Mississippi National River and Recreation Area The National Park Service has teamed up with Fordham University to conduct the…
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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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