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Meet Galen Xiang

You never know when or how the next good intern is going to appear. Sometimes they just walk through your door. Galen Xiang moved to Minnesota from Atlanta, Georgia to … Read more Meet Galen Xiang

Calendars in classrooms

Minnesotans love to talk weather and it’s a topic of conversation in classrooms as well. Freshwater provides Weatherguide calendars to facilitate science-based classroom learning through its Calendars in the Classroom … Read more Calendars in classrooms

Connecting arts with water stewardship

The newest cohort of Master Water Stewards (MWS) are taking art to the streets. The artist-focused initiative — Art for Water — aims to engage artists of all mediums around the three … Read more Connecting arts with water stewardship

Minnesota: Land of 10,000 water laws?

Minnesota has a long history of passing laws aimed at addressing how water affects people — and how people affect our valuable waters. That is why we at Freshwater take … Read more Minnesota: Land of 10,000 water laws?

Darby Nelson launches book: For Love of a River: The Minnesota

On October 17 Darby and Geri Nelson celebrated the release of Darby’s newest book, For Love of a River: The Minnesota. Darby is an aquatic ecologist, biology professor emeritus at … Read more Darby Nelson launches book: For Love of a River: The Minnesota

Ripple Effect: Freshwater’s mission in action

As a student at St. John’s University, Rob McManus has designed a project that puts him solidly in the professional research world. Interning with Dr. Carrie Jennings at Freshwater, he … Read more Ripple Effect: Freshwater’s mission in action

2019 Confluence of stewards

This year’s class of Stewards celebrated their graduation at Confluence, an annual gathering of certified stewards, partners, and program supporters. Capstone projects were on display as attendees noshed on appetizers, … Read more 2019 Confluence of stewards

A Big Conun-dung

Heavy rainfall is not the only thing that kept us from city beaches this summer. A spike in the presence of E. coli caused  a record-breaking season of closed water … Read more A Big Conun-dung

Freshwater welcomes Fellow from Bhutan

Meet Jambay, faculty of Watershed Hydrology, Statistics, and Forestry at College of Natural Resources, Royal University of Bhutan and visiting researcher at Freshwater. Jambay joins Freshwater for four months as … Read more Freshwater welcomes Fellow from Bhutan

Recharge!

Remember our policy focus at the legislative session? We worked hard to pass a  groundwater recharge study (HF 1141/SF 1643 (Rep. Sandell/Sen. Weber) and we succeeded! Work started quickly on … Read more Recharge!

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