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This Week in #MOWater News

Posted in: News- Feb 16, 2017 No Comments

This week’s highlights: An important, yet scarce habitat, MO DNR investigation, and Californians evacuating due to water.

 

MISSOURI

No Floods

No floods predicted, but all eyes are on snowpack

News-Press Now

 

Leadwood Water

Water concern led to DRN investigation in Leadwood, MO

KFVS 12

 

Frozen Past

1936: When the Mississippi River froze over

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

 

Wetland Woes

Wetlands are an important but declining habitat

Springfield News-Leader

 

Collect Sturgeons

Volunteers needed to collect Pallid Sturgeon

News-Press Now

 

NATIONAL

180,000 Evacuation

Oroville Dam Risk: thousands ordered to evacuate homes

BBC

Cottonwood Change

Cottonwood loss another change observed along Missouri River

Joplin Globe

 

Plastic Graveyard

Our seas have become a plastic graveyard – but can technology turn the tide?

Telegraph

 

Tastes Like Chicken

Tastes Like Chicken

Forester Network

 

Kayak Shooter

Suspect shoots at Flagstaff men for kayaking on his property

News 3 Las Vegas

 

TN Riverkeeper  

TN Riverkeeper to sue North AL Utilities

Alabama Public Radio