2016 Flooding in Vicksburg and a NWNL 2014 Interview with US Army Corps of Engineers

THIS WEEK's RECORD-BREAKING MISSISSIPPI RIVER FLOOD This winter’s costly Mississippi River Flood is now predicted to crest at Vicksburg on Friday Jan 15 at approximately 52 feet – 9 feet above the USGS official flood level.  The home of the US Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg has known great changes in its river hydrology.  In…

June – National Rivers Month

In the spirit of Summer Solstice, NWNL offers below its interview with Ray Gardner, Chief of the Chinook Nation, honoring the Pacific Northwest’s Columbia River and Mother Earth. We met Ray on the 2007 NWNL Columbia River Expedition in a Chinook cove off this salmon-filled river’s estuary. Three weeks ago NWNL completed its Upper and…

Feelin’ free on a raft…I mean, in a Prius rental car

"We said there warn't no home like a raft, after all. Other places do seem so cramped up and smothery, but a raft don't. You feel mighty free and easy and comfortable on a raft." - The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain NWNL Director Alison M. Jones is currently following the Mississippi River and…