Minnegram Winter 2019

Features of the winter Minnegram - The Water Resources Center’s quarterly newsletter focuses on water-related issues. Water Conference goes back to basics; Native American knowledge and soil health keys in water resource management The 2018 Minnesota Water Resources conference opened with the presentation of the Dave Ford award to Suzanne Jiwani, a flood plain mapping … Continue reading Minnegram Winter 2019

Minnesota Historical Society Newsletter

BLACK HISTORY MONTH It's Black History Month and that means it's time to roll out the red carpet for the Black Minnesotans who made our state great. We took a dive into the primary source research hole to bring you accessible resources for students to investigate. Follow our Twitter or Facebook for sources all month long! CLASSROOM RESOURCES … Continue reading Minnesota Historical Society Newsletter

AIS: MAISRC – February Newsletter

There are many interesting articles included in this issue of the MAISRC newsletter, such as: Are zebra mussels hitching a ride on your boat? MAISRC researchers recently completed a project assessing the risk of zebra mussels spreading in the residual water left in boats after they’ve been drained. The first-of-its-kind study found that although veligers … Continue reading AIS: MAISRC – February Newsletter

By Land and By Sea

By Land And By Sea: Identification Guide To Non-native Species For Minnesota NEW field guide to non-native species in Minnesota is now available by University of Minnesota Extension. A collection of 86 aquatic and terrestrial non-native species to help provide early detection for potentially invasive species. Each description includes a photo, key identification traits, and … Continue reading By Land and By Sea

Newsletter: St. Croix 360

Creature Feature: Winged mapleleaf mussels cling to existence in a short stretch of the St. Croix The winged mapleleaf is an endangered species. Endangered species are animals and plants that are in danger of becoming extinct. Threatened species are animals and plants that are likely to become endangered in the foreseeable future. Identifying, protecting and … Continue reading Newsletter: St. Croix 360

By Land and By Sea

By Land And By Sea: Identification Guide To Non-native Species For Minnesota NEW field guide to non-native species in Minnesota is now available by University of Minnesota Extension. A collection of 86 aquatic and terrestrial non-native species to help provide early detection for potentially invasive species. Each description includes a photo, key identification traits, and … Continue reading By Land and By Sea

Water Network Monthly Newsletter

2018 brought The Water Network to over 100,000 members. Next milestone 500,000! This free resource is the best way to find information, expertise, products and leads in the water sector. Nirobox MEGA Seawater Desalination System: Fluence's system is a modular, high-output and highly-efficient seawater desalination solution that offers pre-treatment reverse osmosis and energy recovery device … Continue reading Water Network Monthly Newsletter

MN Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center – 2018 Research Report

2018 was an exciting year at the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center! We started the year by receiving 20 submissions to our 2018 Request for Proposals, a new record. We funded seven new projects, including evaluating the efficacy of copper-based control on zebra mussels, an economic analysis of ecosystem services as they relate to … Continue reading MN Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center – 2018 Research Report

ADV: Extension faculty holiday reading suggestions

Extension top 10 team Picks for Holiday reading: Native Orchids of Minnesota By Welby Smith Though often considered exotic and rare, orchids can be found across climates and continents—and Minnesota is no exception, with forty-nine wild orchids. Native Orchids of Minnesota features detailed drawings and color photographs that make reliable identification practical even for beginners—a guide and a … Continue reading ADV: Extension faculty holiday reading suggestions