• Mississippi National River and Recreation Area


    National River & Recreation Area Minnesota


Interactive Watershed Game
Bell Museum of Natural History

Water Activities and Experiments
Environmental Protection Agency

Aquatic Bug Theater, Kid's Water Activities
Environmental Protection Agency

Informational Overview of Watersheds
Center for Global Environmental Education

Watershed Action Project Guide
Center for Global Environmental Education

Earth's Water/Water Science
U.S. Geological Service

Saving Water and Energy
American Rivers

Wastewater Treatment for Youngsters
Metropolitan Council Environmental Services

Did You Know?

A slow and shallow section of Itaska.

At the headwaters of the Mississippi, the average surface speed of the water is 1.2 miles per hour. People typically walk 3 miles per hour.