Nature and Science

The Missouri River basin is a dynamic system. Learning some basic biological and geological concepts is essential to understanding how different features of the river intertwine to create a complex system. Researchers and scientists at universities and federal, state and local agencies explore the complex issues of the Missouri River basin. Refer to the ‘Organizations’ and ‘Issues and Recovery’ sections through the tabs above to learn more about the different groups that work in the basin. The links on the right will provide some basic knowledge of biological and geological concepts related to the Missouri River.