Mississippi River Flood 2011

Mississippi Flood

Since the events of the Mississippi River floods of 2011, ASWM has kept a finger on the pulse of important media coverage, valuable information, reports --especially as related to wetlands and floodplains management, and interesting blog posts. This page is updated regularly. The information is sorted below into groups to aid in finding information about the flooding events and subsequent coverage.

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Floating Islands to the Rescue 632
Farmers, environmentalists await seventh analysis of 60-year-old Mississippi levee plan 375
Turning Floodplains from Unproductive Farmland into Restored Wetlands 508
A MS river diversion helped build LA wetlands, geologists find 611
Louisiana "dead zone" scientist wins $500,000 MacArthur "Genius Grant" 419
Spillways Can Divert Sand from River to Rebuild Wetlands 678
USDA to spend $32 million on wetland restoration 779
NRCS Announces Water Quality and Wetlands Projects for MS River Basin 699
MS: Miss. River charts new course 678
CTIC Conservation in Action Tour in Mississippi Delta 752
10 Fundamental Questions about the Mississippi River Delta 912
The effects of 2011 OH & MS river valley flooding on Cairo, IL, area 1160
With Levees Rated 'Unacceptable,' Officials Along the MS Fight Back 758
MS River Delta Rest. Campaign voices strong support for 2012 Coastal... 752
Calhoun Point Project Highlights Importance of Wetlands (USA) 646
Rebuilding Wetlands by Managing the Muddy Mississippi 820
Free Trade and a Functioning Mississippi River Delta 128
Photos from Mississippi River flood 2011 1195
Mississippi River Flood Blog Posts 1630
Federal Agency Links 1136
Mississippi River Commission: 2011 MR&T Flood Report 1293
Organizations Working on Mississippi River & Wetlands Issues 851
Resources for States and Individuals After Floods 964
The Mississippi, No Longer Muddy, Still a Threat 320
Researchers Predict Record Gulf Of Mexico "Dead Zone" Due To Mississippi River Flooding 448
Major flooding on Mississippi River leads to Dead Zone 357
River flood builds land, but will it help locally? 219
In Deep with Mississippi Flood Control 52
Flooding threat along Mississippi River is a test of man vs. nature 530
How the Floods May Restore Louisiana's Wetlands 566
Monitoring Mississippi Delta flood from space 522
How Mississippi River floods could save Louisiana's sinking coasts 615
Mississippi River flood: Sacrificing Louisiana countryside to save cities 581
Mississippi River Named One of America’s Most Endangered Rivers 557
Mississippi River Floods Can Be Restrained with Natural Defenses (Including wetlands) 509
Wetlands Initiative’s Project: Reducing Flood Damage Study 567
After the Flood Fact Sheet 879
ASFPM Fact Sheets on Levees 924