Know Your River
Answering a high-stakes question:
How high is the water now, and how
much is coming?
levels of rivers and lakes:
North Central river forecast
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the Pearl Button Era
The award-winning Muscatine
History and Industry Center takes visitors into the
lives of people who created the pearl button boom.
an Uncommon Bird — the Golden Eagle
eagles” visit the Upper Mississippi every
winter, but you have to find them to count them.
Atrazine shows up in the Mississippi River
in increasing concentrations as you move
downstream. Some legislators in Minnesota
would like to ban its use in the state,
and Iowa and Wisconsin already restrict
it in some areas.
Hayes' Atrazine Lovers Site
S. Environmental Protection Agency's Atrazine Reregistration
Illinois Dept. of Agriculture, Pesticide Monitoring
Minnesota Dept. of Agriculture's Atrazine Use in Minnesota
Dept. Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Atrazine
Photo Essay: Weaver
By Gary Rodock
come out in April, but every season has
its beauty at the Weaver dunes. Come early
and visit often.
Dunes, Nature Conservancy