Mississippi River

Environment
6:00 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Paddle Forward Crew Pushes into State of Mississippi

Rain and wind close in on Paddle Forward. Crew members Eric Immler and Martha Brummitt secure on of their tents.

Eleven explorers paddling five canoes down the Mississippi River are coming ever closer to their goal. Our virtual guide Martha Brummitt checks in as tje Paddle Forward crew approaches the state of Mississippi.

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7:00 am
Fri October 11, 2013

Three Weeks In - Whitefish Bay Native Shares Paddle Forward Progress

Lunch break

Eleven people continue to paddle the length of the Mississippi. One – a Whitefish Bay native – provides a Paddle Forward update.

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6:00 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Two Weeks In - Whitefish Bay Native Shares Paddle Forward Progress

Three hikers (left) share campfire and stories with Paddle Forward crew at Belle Prairie County Park in Minnesota.
Credit M Brummitt

Matha Brummitt talks about second week paddling the Mississippi.

Today is day sixteen of a 10-week canoe expedition the length of the Mississippi River. We check in.

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6:00 am
Fri September 27, 2013

One Week In - Whitefish Bay Native Shares Paddle Forward Progress

Nine days ago, five canoes launched from the northern shores of the Mississippi River. We catch up with one of the paddlers – a Whitefish Bay native - as they navigate along the river.

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4:00 am
Wed September 18, 2013

Whitefish Bay Paddler Part of Team Taking on the Mississippi

This morning five sleek canoes slipped into Lake Itasca, the headwaters of the Mississippi. A member of the crew paddling the length of the river is a Whitefish Bay native.

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