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LMRD 665, Monday, June 11, 2018
Mississippi River Summer Camp 2018

First-time ever Summer Camp on Mississippi River: Starts today from Helena, AR, headed downstream with 8 high school youth, 3 adults, 2 big canoes, 2 small canoes, 1 dog, several big river guides, and one big muddy river!

From Camp Director, Shannon McMulkin:

"We embark today on our first five-day leadership camp! You can be part of the adventure by following our progress online. We will post photos and stories to our Facebook page each day. Check out the
Lower Mississippi River Foundation on Facebook to be part of the journey!"

Go to:
Lower Mississippi River Foundation website for more info!


Did you miss out applying this year? Start planning now and apply for next year's summer camp!

Mississippi River Summer Camp 2019

For more information or to register contact Shannon McMulkin 870-753-8954 or


"Wilderness Within"
at the Mississippi River State Park

Watercolors by John Ruskey, June - November, 2018

“Wilderness Within”

Watercolors by John Ruskey

Mississippi River State Park

Opening Reception:
June 21st from 6:30pm-8:00pm
Everyone Welcome!

For more information, contact:

Kristina Root-Carranza, Park Superintendent

Mississippi River State Park


Mississippi River State Park exists to provide quality access to the St. Francis National Forest and to inspire personal connections with the River, Delta, and Ridge.

2,000 Years of Canoe Carving

Learn more on MPB's "Conversations" -- hosted by the illustrious Marshall Ramsey. You can see online here: MPB = Mississippi Public Broadcasting.

Lower Mississippi River Dispatch

"Voice of the Lower Mississippi River"

Published by the Quapaw Canoe Company since 1998

Celebrating our 20th Anniversary Year!