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A Look Back at the Great Flood of 1993

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The flood-carrying capacity of the Missouri River has been significantly reduced.

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Batture Lands

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The levees holding back our big rivers create strips of wilderness.

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Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area

Eagle Bluffs dodges flood damage

This aerial view of Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area shows crops and moist-soil vegetation doing well.

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Aerial view of Grand Pass Conservation Area

MDC Wetlands Are Mostly OK

Many wetland areas still okay in spite of Great Flood of 2011.

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Missouri Conservation Folks to the Rescue from Floods and Fires

The recent return of six Missouri conservation agents from flood-damaged communities in Louisiana reminded me of the brave actions that goes on largely out of sight and out of the minds of most of us.

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The levee protecting Bob Brown Conservation Area collapsed.

No Joy in Mudville

This view from a helicopter shows Bob Brown Conservation Area and the surrounding farmland covered by floodwater.

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Seep Water Takes a Toll

An aerial view shows the effects of seep water on farmland across and downriver from Grand Pass Conservation Area.

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The 1995 Flood

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Land purchases will help moderate crests on future floods.

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The roots of a toppled oak tree form a jagged vertical rosette.

Toppled Tree

Saturated soil and a gust of wind spelled disaster for this oak tree.

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