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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Centennial SCAs


Reblogged from Ernestine White at the National Park ServiceAcross the National Park Service (NPS), Volunteer Ambassadors are making a difference – serving over 40,000 hours…
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Hello, Goodbye!


Hello everybody! I’m Alora, the newest permanent addition to Mississippi Park Connection! You may have seen me around the river this summer working as a…
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Celebrating Canoes and Volunteerism on the Mississippi River!


Each year, thousands of volunteers provide vital support for habitat restoration and youth education in the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area, a National Park,…
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New Name, Same Us!


By Katie Nyberg, Executive Director, Mississippi Park ConnectionFor ten years we have operated as the Mississippi River Fund. We began as a local fund of…
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