HD Managing Levee Breaches on the Mississippi River | Conservation Matters

Managing Levee Breaches on the Mississippi River | Conservation Matters
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As part of our «Conservation Matters» video series, Dr. Kenneth R. Olson sat down with us to discuss how to address increased levee breaching on the Mississippi River at the Thebes Gap in Illinois. Recorded at the 2017 72nd SWCS International Annual Conference in Madison, Wisconsin.Presentation title: Mississippi River threatens to make Dogtooth Bend peninsula in Illinois an islandFull presentation: Related paper:Olson, K.R., and L. Wright Morton. Mississippi River threatens to make Dogtooth Bend peninsula in Illinois an island. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 71(6):140A-146A.Presenter: Dr. Kenneth R. Olson, Professor Emeritus of Soil Science, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, College of Agriculture, University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignYou can contact Dr. Olson at Learn more about soil and water conservation at