French photojournalists receive "Room for the River" presentation
Watershed Division Chief Chuck Shadie (left) shares the "Room for the River" presentation with French photojournalists Marine Ernoult and Laurent Rigaux in the Mississippi River Commission conference room on May 23, 2014. The presentation detailed how the Mississippi River and Tributaries Project handled the record-setting river flows that formed the Great Flood of 2011. The journalists are on a "Grand Tour" along nine of the world's major rivers, including the Mighty Mississippi. (For more information and photos about the tour, visit

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