Expand your outlet's coverage of pressing environmental news in your region with a new reporter, supported by Report for America, as part of the Ag & Water Desk team.
The $2.47 million grant extends the Walton Family Foundation's support of the Desk for three more years and represents a more than $1 million increase over the local reporting network's founding grant in 2021.
The series, available to publish for free, looks at how the Mississippi River basin is adapting to increased rainfall.
The journalists at newsrooms across the basin will begin work June 1 as part of Report for America, a national journalism service program.
Partnership will help important environmental news reach the widest possible audience.
Meet the 10 partner newsrooms that will join the Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk in 2022.
The Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk is actively recruiting journalists and newsrooms to join their network.