2021 Common Ground Relief Annual Report

Common Ground Relief met immense success and growth in 2021. CGR navigatedthrough the multi-pronged challenges of transitioning executive leadership,reviving programs in food security and disaster relief, functioning safely throughCOVID-19, and recovering from Hurricane Ida. CGR came out the other side a stronger organization, more affirmed in its values,programs, and support network. CGR served community members in both familiarand new ways, …

Mississippi’s Muddy New Land

Atchafalaya Bay

Mississippi’s changing delta: Stunning satellite images reveal new land forming at a rate of a square mile a YEAR! While most of the delta plain of the Mississippi River Delta is losing ground, NASA images show new land is forming in Atchafalaya Bay. We must utilize the land-building potential of the Mississippi with Fresh Water Diversion Projects throughout Southeastern Louisiana. …

NASA animation of the Mississippi River

A striking NASA animation shows all of the rivers that drain into the Mississippi River. The Mississippi River drains all or parts of 31 states and two Canadian provinces, the largest drainage basin in North America at nearly one-and-a-quarter million square miles. View the animation on Fox8live.com.