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Our Mississippi Needs Your Voice! 

Tell lawmakers to invest in natural infrastructure to secure clean water for our future! We've made it easy for you to contact your state legislators now and ask them to include important conservation priorities in the 2020 bonding bill.

Aerial view of the Mississippi River's headwaters area
Aerial view of the Mississippi River's headwaters area
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© Mark Godfrey

Our River is At Risk Like Never Before

The Upper Mississippi is—at this moment— mostly healthy, but by the time this iconic river reaches the Twin Cities, its water no longer meets river life and recreation standards.  Now, even its pristine northern waters are facing increasing threats.

Stump Bay on the Mississippi River
Stump Bay on the Mississippi River
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© Richard Hamilton Smith

If We Do Nothing

If we do nothing, the river will become increasingly polluted and the quality of water in the area's lakes, streams and groundwater will decline. Our drinking water and health will be threatened. The impact will be costly. And some of the damage will be irreversible.

 

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