Minnegram

Highlighting Minnesota Water Resource Center's research and education.

Minnegram is a quarterly publication of the University of Minnesota Water Resources Center and is sponsored by the University of Minnesota College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Science, University of Minnesota Extension, the USGS-USDI National Institutes for Water Resources, and the Agricultural Experiment Station.

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Recent Minnegram News

Preventing, minimizing and mitigating the impacts from urban stormwater runoff through research

November 7, 2022

By John Bilotta

Through a unique collaboration, Minnesota is finding answers to priority questions about how urban stormwater runoff can be more effectively and efficiently managed....


Minnesota Water Resources Conference back in person; wide array of projects/research on tap

November 7, 2022

The 2022 Minnesota Water Resources Conference marked its in-person return to the St. Paul RiverCentre with an emphasis on the basics of water stewardship and care for the climate.


Minnesota Water Resources Conference returns to the banks of the Mississippi

July 26, 2022

For the first time since 2019, the Minnesota Water Resources Conference will be an in-person event at St. Paul’s RiverCentre. The 2022 program covers topics including wetlands, agriculture, stormwater and nutrients in surface waters. Special sessions will cover the benefits of winter cover crops and the role of the arts in transforming water management. 


A farewell tribute to Jesse Schomberg

July 26, 2022

In June 2022, we celebrated and toasted Jesse Schomberg as he retired and said goodbye to Minnesota Sea Grant after more than twenty years with the program.


WRS student Elizabeth Boor targets CECs in wastewater research

July 26, 2022

In the Water Resources Center’s Onsite Sewage Treatment Program, graduate student Elizabeth Boor isn’t afraid to get down and dirty. This summer she has been collecting septic tank sludge also known as “septage” as a key component to her thesis research.