Outdoor recreation—including skiing at Waubay National Wildlife Refuge, SD—generates $88 billion in federal and state tax revenue.Laura Hubers The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service contributed about $4.2 billion in economic activity and supported more than 32,000 private sector jobs … Continue reading
Free Until April 1 Quick: Where is your nearest national wildlife refuge? And what can you do for fun there? Now there’s an app for that. And until April 1, you can still download it free of charge. “Myrefuge,” a … Continue reading
Look no further than yellowcatbooks.com fpr some exciting reading for young and old alike. Rusty Wilson’s Bigfoot Campfire Stories and More Bigfoot Camfire Stories, and the Ghost Rock Cafe are all great books for even the most reluctant of readers.
Welcome to the new Friends of the Upper Mississippi (FUMFS) website. Enjoy your stay here. We are always up for comments and suggestions about what kind of things you would like on our site.
The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, is an international treaty signed in Ramsar, Iran, in 1971. The convention provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation of wetlands around the world. In January 2010, the Upper Mississippi … Continue reading
10/10/10 for 10! Celebrate Working Wetlands At Brownsville Overlook Brownsville, MN On the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge Join us on Sunday, October 10, 2010 (10]10]10 for 10!) at 10:00 AM to celebrate wetlands for at least … Continue reading
By Gregg Hoffmann For several years, one of the biggest reconstruction projects in the Midwest has been going on — in the middle of the Mississippi River. The Pool 8 project is located within the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife … Continue reading
In making the announcement, Secretary Salazar said, “The ecological, social, and economic values of the Upper Mississippi River make it one of the crown jewels of this nation’s wetlands. This marks the 27th U.S. wetland designated under the Convention on … Continue reading