Upper Mississippi River Conservation Committee
UMRCC Coordinator Neal Jackson

Large Rivers Coordination Office

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
292 San Diego Road
Carbondale, Illinois 62901

UMRCC Objectives

Promote preservation & wise utilization of natural & recreational resources of the Upper Mississippi River.

Formulate policies, plans, & programs for carrying on cooperative surveys and studies.

Provide recommendations to governing State bodies in support of the objectives of the UMRCC.

On The Radar


76th Annual Meeting

- October 5-8, 2020 Dubuque, IA

- The UMRCC Executive Board decided to postpone the annual meeting that had been planned for March.  Please stay tuned for more details.  

Photo: Scott Yess

The Upper Mississippi River Conservation Committee (UMRCC), consists of natural resource managers from Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin. It was created in 1943 to promote a continuing cooperation between conservation agencies on the Upper Mississippi River.

The Mighty Mississippi 
Managing Through Cooperation and Commitment