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.

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