UMRR Ecosystem Status and Trends

March 27, 2021

UMRR's long term resource monitoring provides a scientific knowledge of the complex dynamics and interactions among various ecosystem characteristics and watershed drivers, including the influence of habitat projects on the Upper Mississippi River ecosystem’s resilience. With over 30 years of monitoring, UMRR is able to assess and detect changes in the key components of the Upper Mississippi River ecosystem.

UMRR has published two report of the river's ecological status and trends using the long term monitoring data.  The third report is scheduled for publication in summer 2021.