How Does #MissNPS #OptOutside?


Alora K. Jones, Marketing and Communications Associate, Mississippi Park Connection Last year on Black Friday our friends at REI did something different - they shut…
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Dan The Tree Man


Dan Wattenhofer, GreenCorps Member and Urban Forestry Specialist, Mississippi Park Connection Hi there! My name is Dan Wattenhofer and I am the new urban forestry…
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Celebrating the NPS Centennial Through Art


Alora K. Jones, Marketing & Communications Associate, Mississippi Park ConnectionWe at the connection have always held a deep appreciation for artists and the ways in…
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We've Got A New Intern!


Maya Swope, Volunteer Events & Engagement Intern, Mississippi Park Connection Hello, everyone! My name is Maya Swope, and I am the new Volunteer Events and…
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MISS Throwback: Harriet Island


Katharine Baldwin, Volunteer, Mississippi National River and Recreation AreaMISS Throwback is a collaborative project in honor of the NPS Centennial. We asked volunteers to write…
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BioBlitz at Coldwater Spring


Nancy Duncan, Natural Resource Program Manager, Mississippi National River and Recreation AreaWe usually hear the word "biodiversity" in regard to rainforests with their vast number…
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MISS Throwback: The Lake of No Return


Sandy Fuller, Education Volunteer, Mississippi National River and Recreation AreaMISS Throwback is a collaborative project in honor of the NPS Centennial. We asked volunteers to…
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Top 5 Reasons Why YOU Should Come to the Volunteer Recruitment Fair!


Pashia Yang, Centennial Volunteer Intern, Mississippi Park ConnectionHello, everyone! My name is Pashia Yang. I am a currently enrolled student at St. Catherine University and starting…
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Black History on the Mississippi River: A Pilgrimage to Freedom


Alora K. Jones, Marketing & Communications Associate, Mississippi Park ConnectionIn honor of Black History Month the National Park Service, in partnership with the Association for…
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Fighting Invasives: The Best Defense is a Good Offense


Maria DeLaundreau, Project Coordinator, Mississippi Park ConnectionWhen it comes to fighting invasive species, the old adage of “The best defense is a good offense,” has…
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