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Video of Big Muddy Speaker Series

Together with our partners, we have begun recording Big Muddy Speaker Series presentations and posting these on YouTube. We don't get to record every presentation, but are doing our best.

See below for links to recordings, arranged by subject matter:

History

"The People of the River's Mouth - In Search of the Missouria Indians" - presentation by historian and author Mike Dickey, Arrow Rock State Historic Site. Nov. 8, 2011, Les Bourgeois Bistro, Rocheport, MO
This video is posted in six parts:
•   Part 1 •   Part 2 •   Part 3 •   Part 4 •   Part 5 •   Part 6
•   Click here for event webpage, with more links and info»

"A Quick History of our Interaction with the Missouri River" presentation by John Dunn, US Environmental Protection Agency. Oct. 13, 2012. (Sorry about the audio!) A really unique look at Kansas City's history intertwined with the river.
•   Click here for YouTube Video»
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"Taming the Wild Muddy - A History of change on the Missouri River" presentation by author and historian Jim Denny. Recorded on March 14, 2012 at Hickock's Grill in Kansas City. Denny is a great storyteller, and uses Lewis and Clark's journals to explore how we've changed the Missouri River
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•   Click here for event webpage, with more links and info.

"No Longer Estranged - A History of Urban Rivers" presentation by environmental historian Amahia Mallea of Drake University. Recorded on March 13, 2013 at Hickock's Grill in Kansas City.
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•   Click here for event webpage, with more links and info. 

Hydrology - Geology

"Forecasting the Mighty Mo - an introduction to the Missouri River Basin Forecast Center" - presentation by Kevin Low, National Weather Service. Nov. 10, 2011, Farmhouse Restaurant, Kansas City, MO.
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"Location, Location, Location: How Missouri River Geology Shapes Management and Restoration Options" - presentation by Robert Jacobson, PhD, US Geological Survey. Dec. 12, Hickok's Grill, Kansas City, MO.
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Fish & Wildlife

"Bottomland Bees" - presentation by Wedge Watkins, biologist with Big Muddy National Fish & Wildlife Refuge. Sept. 11, 2012, Les Bourgeois Bistro, Rocheport, MO.
This video is posted in two parts.
•   Part 1  •  Part 2
•   Click here for event webpage, with more links and info»

"Monitoring Birds on the Missouri River" - presentation by Ethan Duke, Missouri River Bird Observatory. Sept. 12, 2012, Hickok's Grill, Kansas City, MO.
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"From Farmland to Floodplain - Restoring Benedictine Bottoms" - presentation by Dr. Daniel Bowen, Professor Emeritus of Biology, Benedictine College. January 9, 2013, Hickok's Grill, Kansas City, MO.
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