2020 Upper Mississippi River Webinar Series

2020 in-person conference has been cancelled. Please join us again in Moline in 2021!


Links are now available to recorded webinars.

October 21, 2020

Larry Weber, Ph.D., IIHR - Hydroscience & Engineering, University of Iowa

The Iowa Watershed Approach: A Vision for a More Resilient Iowa

Weber video link


October 22, 2020

Matthew Fockler, Ph.D., Augustana College

Two Mississippi: A Historical Geographic Exploration along the Upper Mississippi River since the Great Depression

Fockler video link


October 27, 2020

Christopher Jones, Ph.D., IIHR - Hydroscience & Engineering, University of Iowa

Nitrogen Budgets for Iowa Watersheds


Jones video link


October 29, 2020

Toby Hunemuller, US Army Corps of Engineers and Rob Davis, City of Cedar Rapids Flood Control Manager

Cedar Rapids Flood Project Update

Hunemuller/Davis video link


November 5, 2020

Roger Viadero, Ph.D., Western Illinois University

Headwater Streams: Their Importance in the Upper Mississippi River Basin

Viadero video link


November 10, 2020

Patrick Elliott PE, CFM, Senior Project Manager, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District and Tanya Fonseca, Senior Planner, Graef-USA

The Rediscovery and Healing of an Urban River - Kinnickinnic River, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Elliott/Fonseca video link


November 12, 2020

Kris Johnson, Ph.D. and Eugene Yacobson, The Nature Conservancy

Science and Decision Tools to Guide Floodplain Protection & Restoration in the Mississippi River Basin

Johnson/Yacobson video link


November 17, 2020

Trevor Sample, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency

Implementing the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy
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Zachary Moss, Izaak Walton League

Getting Your Feet Wet: A Stair-Step Approach for Engaging Community Members in Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring

Sample/Moss video link


November 19, 2020

Kirsten Wallace, Upper Mississippi River Basin Association and Paul St. Louis, US Army Corps of Engineers

Flood, Sediment, and Drought Management Planning

Wallace/St. Louis video link