Upper Mississippi River restoration history: From dam planning to partnership success
Recorded July 8, 2022.
Jeff Janvrin has 31 years of experience as Wisconsin DNR’s Mississippi River Habitat Specialist. He coordinates Wisconsin’s involvement in the selection, planning, design, construction, and monitoring of habitat rehabilitation and enhancement projects as part of the Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program. He has worked on more than 35 habitat rehabilitation and enhancement projects in 3 different states and on several other state- and federally-funded habitat projects. Jeff holds a bachelor’s degree in wildlife from UW-Stevens Point and a master’s degree in wildlife from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Wetland Coffee Break: Managing water levels for wetland health on the Upper Mississippi River
Natural resource organizations and agencies are working with the US Army Corps of Engineers to change how they operate dams to regain the seasonal variability in water levels, reinvigorating the vegetation communities within the UMR.
Wetland Coffee Break: A decade since the Ramsar designation of the Upper Mississippi River
Wetland Coffee Break: The fascinating fishes of the floodplains of Wisconsin’s largest rivers