Driftless Place Names

Detail of a 1959 USGS map featuring the Zumbro River’s main branch.
State water trail guide to the Zumbro and Whitewater Rivers in southeast Minnesota’s Driftless Region. Visit MN DNR for more information: https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/zumbroriver/index.html
Kamau Wilkins is a water protector and social justice leader. He shares what is like to learn from elders and others about their relationship to water. Produced by Erin Dorbin for MN Humanities Center, March 8, 2021.
The Greater Zumbro River Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan was developed through the One Watershed, One Plan program.
Sammie Peterson shares her passion for building future generations’ relationships to water. What should the water be like for future generations? Produced by Erin Dorbin for MN Humanities Center, March 8, 2021.
Zumbro Watershed Partnership signage at Hammond, MN.
Janice Domke is a self-described river rat, who shares the story of her love of the river and the losses that she and her community faced when the Zumbro flooded in 2010. Produced by Erin Dorbin for MN Humanities Center, March 8, 2021.
The Biger Family came from Iowa City to the Zumbro River to find recreation and respite during the COVID-19 pandemic. Produced by Erin Dorbin for MN Humanities Center, March 8, 2021.

Place Writing. Musicking. Sauntering. PhD. Driftless Area, USA.