Missouri River Podcasts
MNRR Podcasts: Watch us on YouTube!
During the summer of 2012 Teacher Ranger Teacher Mark Nelson assisted park staff in making a series of podcasts that can be found on YouTube by clicking on the links below. Ranger Mark created multiple podcasts on a wide variety of topics. The park's new YouTube channel called MNRR Presents can now be accessed at: http://www.youtube.com/user/MissouriRiverNP?feature=watch .
Here are some of the podcasts available for your viewing pleasure:
Ponca: Where the River Flows Freely Introduction to the Missouri National Recreational River, and its place in the National Park system.
Get Outdoors Day MNRR Rangers host a Great Outdoors Day for families and potential Junior Rangers at Riverside Park in Yankton where games, fun, and presentations give the visitor a better appreciation of the Missouri National Recreational River.
Lost and Found, the Reclamation of the Missouri River Seed Bank Biology Technician Brian Korman summarizes the return of flora after the 2011 flooding of the Missouri River
The National Park You Never Knew About! MNRR Chief of Interpretation Chris Wilkinson explains how the Missouri National Recreational River is a National Park unit just like Yellowstone or Grand Canyon National Parks.
Steamboat John Park Ranger John Rokosz plays the role of purser on a steamboat in this preview of the ranger program "Life on the Missouri". John's vivid tales of the challenges and history of this great American epic bring to mind the romance and tragedy of navigating the Mighty Mo.
Stay tuned for more in the coming months!
Did You Know?
The average lifespan of a Missouri River steamboat was 5.7 years. Twenty percent of these boats sank before their third season. More...