Upper Mississippi River Basin

On the map above, zoom in to see streams near your home.

What is a Watershed

The Basin…

Is drained by 12 major tributaries and 30,700 miles of streams;

Is inhabited by 30 million people, 80% of whom live in urban areas;

Is the only U.S. river system designated as both a nationally significant navigation system and a nationally significant ecosystem;

Supports more than 11 million recreational trips annually — more than most national parks, including Yellowstone;

Has a landscape that is more than 60% cropland and pasture.

Maps

Fishers & Farmers Partnership mapbooks are decision-making tools for land management. Files are large, so will take a few minutes to download.

Illinois Map Book (NFHP National Assessment 2015 Data)
Illinois Fish Habitat Mapbook ( Downstream Strategies 2012 Data)

Iowa Map Book (NFHP National Assessment 2015 Data)
Iowa Fish Habitat Mapbook (Downstream Strategies 2012 Data)

Minnesota Map Book (NFHP National Assessment 2015 Data)
Minnesota Fish Habitat Mapbook (Downstream Strategies 2012 Data)

Missouri Map Book (NFHP National Assessment 2015 Data)
Missouri Fish Habitat Mapbook (Downstream Strategies 2012 Data)

Wisconsin Map Book (NFHP National Assessment 2015 Data)
Wisconsin Fish Habitat Mapbook (Downstream Strategies 2012 Data)