Monday Dec 2
Study shows reforestation in Lower Mississippi Valley reduces sediment
A modeling study by U.S. Forest Service researchers shows that reforesting the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley can significantly reduce runoff from agricultural lands and the amount of sediment entering the area's rivers and streams-and ultimately the Gulf of Mexico.
I took the foto below of Stephen L. Colby on 1/4/2013 in Cairo, IL . Yesterday, the boat sank into 14 feet of water farther north on the Mississippi.
Navigating green on the Illinois and Mississippi rivers
Building a boat and taking it on a voyage is a dream few will realize. But two Fox Valley engineers are already making it happen with their two-passenger canoe dubbed CalypSol.
Shooting Suspect Turns Himself In
In Alexander County, a man accused of shooting and killing his wife has turned himself in.