Links to Mississippi
The Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, located in La Crosse and
Onalaska, Wisconsin, freely shares a wide range of biological, physical,
spatial, and technical data and information relating to the Upper Mississippi
The Mississippi Headwaters Board (MHB) is a joint powers board of the
first eight counties on the Mississippi River. MHB is organized to protect
and preserve the natural, cultural, scenic, scientific and recreational
values of the river's first 400 miles.
The legend of Steamboatin' in the Grand Old South.
Lots of information and links about navigation on the Mississippi River.
Chad Pregracke's site, detailing his massive 362-mile cleanup of the Mississippi
River from St. Louis to Guttenberg, Iowa. This website is devoted to communicating
the efforts, successes, the setbacks and the needs of this project.
Cassville, WI's municipal site, with area history, local attractions,
and river information.
Clinton, IA is a historic lumber town on the Mississippi. This site
has local history, interesting river facts, and area events.
Student projects from Sabula, IA. Each student has learned a bit
of the rich history of this famous "father of waters." Their individual
projects are a chronicle of life along the river.
The city of Dubuque is named after Julien Dubuque, a French Canadian fur
trader who settled in the area in the 178O's. This site lists everything
you might want to know about the city.
Information on the navigation pools of the Upper Mississippi River.
Trivia about the Mississippi. Did you know that each river barge
holds 1500 tons, the equivalent of 15 railroad cars or 58 semi trailers?
An ftp site, featuring articles on the Mississippi National River and
Recreation Area. Click any link on the page for more information.
Created in 1938 from a network of federal, state, and local roads, the
Great River Road - also known as the River Road, and commonly abbreviated
to "GRR" - forms a single route along the Mississippi from head to toe.
Learn all about it here.
to the Mississippi River Profile Page, or
to the Home Page for Profiles of World's Great Rivers