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Sustainable Dubuque - Aug 2, 1pm
LWV UMRR will host Gina Bell, Sustainable Communities Coordinator for the City of Dubuque in an interactive Zoom session.  Gina will review the activities in Dubuque, Iowa that has made this small city a nationally recognized leader in community engagement and resilience.  Join us for a lively discussion with this inspiring local leader!  Link and more info on LWV UMRR blog here.  
Call your Congressman!  
The Mississippi River Restoration and Resilience Initiative is now an Act!  Now we need to alert members of Congress throughout the Mississippi River basin to support this bill.  Check out the details on  LWV UMRR blog at this link.
Enbridge Line 3 Protest Update
 Protesters have continued to press their case against the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline in northern Minnesota.  In this post on the LWV UMRR blog, we share a first hand-account from UMRR Board member Kay Slama and provide links to articles that paint the picture of the protest.  The protests are continuing today, and will go on.   We will follow this story on the UMRR Blog as it moves forward.  (Photo credit to Honor the Earth)
Iowa's Chris Jones  - speaking truth to power
Dr. Chris Jones is a Research Engineer and Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Iowa, IIHR.  In addition to all his professorial duties, Dr. Jones posts a blog on water quality conundrums in Iowa, based on his research.  His blog, while witty and fact-based, is blunt about Iowa's water quality problems and the role of agriculture in these problems.  Check out this post on the LWV UMRR blog to learn more about Chris Jones' blog.  
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