We translate science into policy and action to preserve our freshwater resources.
If you're passionate about Minnesota's water, we have two wonderful opportunities for you! Click below to learn more about our open positions.
New Report Out Now
Groundwater Governance in the Great Lakes Region
Groundwater Governance, Well Cobbled? Ground water is a crucially important but often overlooked resource in the Great Lakes region. As a common-pool resource, the region's aquifers should have a well-structured set of governing principles to guide their sustainable and equitable use. We ask, “but do they?”
An incredible resource lies beneath our feet and connects us all. Join us in working to bring attention and care to groundwater for our shared prosperity and for generations to come.
Read the full report here.
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