I was sorry to read the obituary notice for 92-year-old Capt. Vernon Sturgeon in the July 25 issue of The Waterways Journal. Although I had only met or spoken to… Read More

Letter: The Patrick Gass

August 16, 2022

It was with great pleasure I read the “Old Boat” article in the June 13, 2022, edition of The Waterways Journal.  In the summers of 1951 and 1952, I went… Read More

The Value Of NESP

August 12, 2022

In 1983, famed ocean explorer and oceanographer Jacques Cousteau sailed his research vessel  Calypso down the Mississippi River, sparking a conversation that continues to this day about rivers, their health… Read More

It’s high summer, the perfect time to hike, camp, fish and throw another copi on the barbie. Wait, what? The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has rolled out a $600,000… Read More

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