Spring 2016 Upcoming Events

April 23, 2016

2016 Urban Waters Forum

Taking Action to Protect Our Lakes and Streams

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum - MacMillan Auditorium

WHAT IS YOUR CONNECTION TO YOUR LOCAL LAKE OR STREAM? You can play an important role in keeping that lake or stream clean! At the 2016 Urban Waters Forum, learn from local experts as they share their knowledge and success stories, as well as concrete actions you can take on the water, on your property, and in your community to protect the health of your neighborhood lake or stream.


September 7−9, 2016


The Commons Hotel, Minneapolis, Minnesota

The International Drainage Symposium is an international stage for presenting, discussing, and collaborating on recent and ongoing drainage research throughout the world. The 2016 International Drainage Symposium marks the 50th anniversary and the 10th time this event has been held. The activities of the Symposium will address opportunities and challenges for agricultural production on the world’s poorly drained soils and landscapes

Conference webpage

September 22, 2016

2016 Aquatic Invasive Species Research and Management Showcase

Continuing Education and Conference Center
University of Minnesota, St. Paul campus 

Hosted by the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center

Conference webpage

October 18-19, 2016

Minnesota Water Resources Conference

St. Paul RiverCentre

Conference webpage

The Minnesota Water Resources Conference​presents innovative, practical, and applied water resource
engineering solutions, management techniques, and current research about Minnesota’s water resources​.
Abstracts are due by Friday, May 6, 2016​, and must be submitted electronically to wrc.umn.edu/waterconf​. Clearly
describe the work in 250 words or less​, include a descriptive title, and list all authors and their affiliations. Abstracts
received by May 6 will be reviewed and the submitter will be notified in June if the abstract is accepted.

Call for Abstracts details .pdf

Submit your abstract here