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Lower Mississippi River Dispatch

LMRD Vol 7 No 8


Its the Dog Days of August...

Maybe its time to “Dog Paddle?”

No better way to beat the heat

Maybe while helping us clean up the mess

Left over from the flood of 2011?


Upcoming Events on our schedule:


August 2011


Wednesday, Aug 3

Slide Show Presentation from the Flood of 2011 at Chrissy Wilson’s “History is Lunch” series -- Canoe Surfing a 300-mile long Wave from Memphis to Vicksburg -- Go to http://mdah.state.ms.us/senseofplace/category/events/hil-events/ for more info. 12noon at the William F. Winters Archives & History building


Thursday, Aug 4

Slide Show & Presentation at the USDA Soil Conservation Awards Banquet in Vicksburg


Saturday, Aug 6

Sunflower River Cleanup

6-10am downtown Clarksdale

Mighty Quapaw Flood 2011 Cleanup Project


Tuesday, Wed, Thursday, Aug 9-11

Sunflower River Cleanup

Mighty Quapaw Flood 2011 Cleanup Project


Friday to Sunday Aug 12-14

Annual Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival

The best & hottest blues in the World!

Mighty Quapaw Acoustic Stage on Saturday

Go to: www.sunflowerfest.org for more information


Friday & Saturday, Aug 19-20

Mississippi River Cleanup

Mighty Quapaw Flood 2011 Cleanup Project


Friday & Saturday, Aug 26-27

Mississippi River Nature Festival

(Stork & Cork)

Tara Wildlife Preserve (near Eagle Lake)

Paddle on the Mississippi with the Mighty Quapaws!

Sat 12noon slide show presentation Canoe Surfing a 300-mile long Wave from Memphis to Vicksburg in 4 days during the Great Flood of 2011