Partnerships

  • Middle Mississippi River Partnership (MMRP)- The MMRP is a collaboration of 20 federal, state and not-for-profit organizations that have a common goal of restoring and enhancing the natural resources of the river corridor from St. Louis, Missouri to Cairo, Illinois, a distance of 195 miles.
  • Upper Mississippi River Conservation Committee (UMRCC)- The goal of the UMRCC is to promote the preservation and wise utilization of the natural and recreational resources of the upper Mississippi River and to formulate polices, plans and programs for conducting cooperative studies.

  • Upper Mississippi River Basin Association (UMRBA)- UMRBA is a regional interstate organization formed by the Governors of Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin to coordinate the states' river-related programs and policies and work with federal agencies that have river responsibilities. UMRBA is involved with programs related to ecosystem restoration, hazardous spills, and water quality, as well as floodplain management and flood control, commercial navigation, and water supply.
  • Missouri Stream Teams- Missouri Stream Team is a working partnership of citizen volunteers who are concerned about Missouri Streams. The Stream Team Program provides an opportunity for all interested to get involved in river conservation. Stream Team goals: Education, Stewardship & Advocacy.

  • RiverKeepers- St. Louis Confluence Riverkeeper organization, a 501(c)3 nonprofit group. Preserving and protecting the waters of the Mississippi, Illinois and Missouri rivers is the mission of the organization.
     
  • Lower Kaskaskia Stakeholders organization- The Stakeholders is an association which includes and represents individuals and organizations from various sectors who have interests in the use and management of the Lower Kaskaskia River.
  • Kaskaskia Watershed Association, Inc. (KWA)- started meeting together in 1996 and incorporated and received their not-for-profit status in 2002. Their goal is to develop, enhance, and protect the economic and socio-ecological values of the natural resources within the Kaskaskia watershed.



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