Carrie Jennings, WRS Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Earth Sciences, and Brian Bohman, WRS M.S. student and Research and Policy Intern at Freshwater Society, are working together to cross traditional disciplinary and academic boundaries. 2017 Winter Minnegram
Just south of Duluth, Minnesota, the St. Louis River Estuary forms a 12,000 acre network of critical habitat for North American wildlife, water and migratory birds, and native plants and fish. Located at the confluence of the St. Louis River and Lake Superior, the estuary also plays a key role in Minnesota’s wild rice trade, commercial fishing industry, and cultural and recreational heritage. 2017 Winter Minnegram
Managing Water in Rural Landscapes is a new publication from Extension Water Resources and Water Resources Center staff members Les Everett and Ann Lewandowski that details connections between land use, runoff, and water quality in rural landscapes.
Minnesota Water Resources Conference 2016 co-chairs WRC director Jeff Peterson and Metropolitan Council's Karen Jensen accept the State of Minnesota Proclamation from Governor Mark Dayton, proclaiming the week of October 19-26, 2016 as Water Resources Professionals Week. Governor Dayton is the first sitting Minnesota governor to address the annual water conference.
University of Minnesota Extension Educator Eleanor Burkett is heading up an intensive boots-on-the-ground approach in the battle to slow the spread of invasive species in Minnesota—she’s donning waders in a multi-partner, University-led effort to train hundreds of citizen scientists to become certified Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Detectors. Read full article in the Summer 2016 Minnegram