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MRR’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

(updated 5/15/20)

We are living in unprecedented times. Please know that Missouri River Relief is working diligently to give thoughtful consideration about how our decisions will impact our program opportunities AND keep families safe across our region. We are evaluating our programs and meetings on a case-by-case basis and will publish any cancellations, postponements or other important announcements on this page, the sidebar on the right and on our Facebook page

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American White Pelicans

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2020 AmeriCorps VISTA: Education Assistant

 

       

  • Status: One Year Term/AmeriCorps VISTA/Full-Time
  • Start Date: August 31, 2020 
  • End Date: August 31, 2021 
  • Location: Columbia, Missouri 
  • Application Deadline: July 3, 2020 

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Missouri River Activity Booklets Fill Columbia Little Free Libraries

Are you interested in becoming a National Park Junior Ranger?

Did you know the Missouri River is considered a National Park? Yep, it’s the Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail.

The Little Free Libraries in Columbia and Jefferson City have been stocked with activity booklets. These include the following: 

Discover the Missouri River Activity Booklet: Will keep you twisting and turning and wondering what’s around the next bend. 

Junior Ranger Let’s Go Fishing: You can meet a fish and learn some other slimy fun facts 

Junior Ranger Space Flight Explorer: Challenge yourself to identify our National Parks from space. 

 

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MRR Trash Mobs

We know you are itchin' to get outside, get muddy and make a difference. While we may not be able to have large-scale clean-ups we can still make a difference...Trash Mob style! What is a trash mob you ask?! Trash mobs are sort of like flash mobs, they just sort of appear! So grab a bag and some gloves, and head outside by yourself or the folks that you've been cooped up with and clean up the litter along your favorite creek or even just in your neighborhood.

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A Missouri River Bookshelf

The Missouri by Stanley Vestal

"The Missouri" by Stanley Vestal - a classic of Missouri River storytelling. 

Here's a collection of some of our favorite Missouri River books.

It's by no means complete and we'd love to hear your suggestions. If you have favorite Missouri River book or category of books you think belongs on our shelf, please email Steve with your ideas. 

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