Legislation to Conserve America’s Largest Watershed

ASA Inland Fisheries Policy manager, Connor Bevin, discusses urgent legislation making its way through Congress. The Mississippi River Restoration and Resiliency Initiative (MRRRI), modeled on other successful regional restoration programs, will authorize $300 million in federal funding to support integrated state efforts to improve water quality, conserve wildlife habitats and combat the spread of invasive species.

Legislation to conserve America’s largest watershed is making its way through Congress. The Mississippi River Restoration and Resilience Initiative is aimed at restoring the mighty Mississippi River’s wildlife and habitat. Connor has the details and includes what you can do to help.

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