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.
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Thursday, November 21
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Vermillion, S.D. -- Researchers with the University of South Dakota Missouri River Institute are tracking changes along the river corridor to determine the impact of dams on birds, insects and plants.
Several faculty associated with the Missouri River Institute (MRI) at the University of South Dakota are part of a new $30,000 grant funded by the National Park Service to study the impact of a backwater restoration project on plant and animal biodiversity on the 59-mile Dis...