Missouri River Institute

The Missouri River Institute (MRI) seeks to increase interest in and knowledge about the Missouri River and its basin. The work of the MRI focuses on both the natural and cultural resources of the river. In this regard, the MRI seeks to develop and promote activities related to river issues in the areas of research, education and public outreach.

Explore Our Programs

News in Brief

  • Current News

    Stay up-to-date with all the current news of the Missouri River.

  • Our annual research symposium will be held April 9 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Neuharth Center Conference Room.

    This is an event where academic and environmental experts discuss the science and future of the Missouri River. All presentations are free and open to the public.

  • Birds
    The flood of 2011 flooded many of the woodland habitats along the Missouri River for more than 3 months, with potential impacts on woodland vegetation and woodland birds. 

Contact Us

Churchill Haines Labs Location
Missouri River Institute
Churchill-Haines, Room 168E
414 E. Clark St.
Vermillion, SD 57069

Phone :605-677-6175

mri@usd.edu

usd.edu/mri

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