Minnegram Spring 2016

Director's Corner

A message from WRC director Jeff Peterson

Features

Government, corporate and individual players offer strategies at 2016 climate adaptation conference

The 2016 Climate Adaptation Conference: Transforming Awareness into Action, was held January 28, at the Minneapolis DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel. Over 250 participants attended the conference which through panel discussions and breakout sessions, explored a variety of critical issues affected by climate change, such as water quantity and quality, energy grid resiliency, impacts on tribal communities and effective communication strategies.

Blog Post: Minnesota companies moving forward on climate change

By Paul Huttner, Minnesota Public Radio You might be surprised at just how much your favorite Minnesota company is doing about climate change. And I’m talking about some big corporate names. Best Buy. General Mills. 3M.

WRC funds three research grants for 2016

The Water Resources Center awarded funding to three research projects for 2016. Researchers will investigate cost-effective methods of controlling sulfate levels in Minnesota waters, protecting well water from arsenic infiltration and creating best management practices for farmers that balance agricultural production and water quality.

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