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

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.

Farm life inspired Water Resources Science student to pursue a green career

July 26, 2022

Ever since Elizabeth Boor was young, she had a passion for the environment. Boor grew up on a sustainable vegetable farm just outside of Hutchinson, Minnesota. Growing up, gardening was the structure in which she learned.

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. 

WRC Director Jeff Peterson chosen as NIWR 2023 President-elect

May 24, 2022

On March 12, current National Institutes on Water Resources (NIWR) president Oklahoma Water Resources Center director Kevin Wagner announced that WRC director Jeffrey Peterson had been elected NIWR President-elect for 2023.