This year's University of Minnesota Water Resources Center grant competition winners focus on drinking water filtration systems, invasive species and the impact of sulfate discharge on wild rice habitat.
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.
This year's Minnesota Water Resources Conference will feature Chris Kolb, co-chair of the Flint Water Advisory Task Force and president of the Michigan Environmental Council, with lessons learned for Minnesota. Photo credit: MSNBC
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
Water Resource Sciences PhD candidate Robert Dietz brings a Minnesota focus to his research of the long-term historical relationships between land use and carbon burial in 116 Minnesota lakes.