Fish disease, drug disposal and an ethanol fine

Every week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the articles in their entirety where they originally were published. Deadly fish disease found in Lake Superior A new virus that is deadly … Read more Fish disease, drug disposal and an ethanol fine

Merriam calls for 'cultural shift' on water

Each week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the articles in their entirety where they originally were published. Merriam calls for ‘cultural shift’ on water  Most Minnesotans no longer think it … Read more Merriam calls for 'cultural shift' on water

Will Steger helps open 2010 – The Year of Water

Each week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read them in their entirety where they originally were published. Will Steger helps open  2010 – The Year of Water To educate and inspire … Read more Will Steger helps open 2010 – The Year of Water

Asian carp, atrazine and the U.S. water supply

Each week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the reports in their entirety where they originally were publised. White House steps into Asian Carp fight The Obama administration and Illinois urged … Read more Asian carp, atrazine and the U.S. water supply

Meetings set on Minnesota's water resources

Report documents impacts of land retirements The U.S Geological Survey and the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources have released a report on a study of the water-quality impacts of programs that took agricultural land out of production near three streams in the Minnesota River Basin. The study, partially funded by the Legislative-Citizens Commission … Read more Meetings set on Minnesota's water resources

Soil, water conservation on the farm honored

Each week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then click on the links to read the works in their entirety where they originally were published. Fillmore Co. farmers honored for conservation Dan and Sherry Hanson of Fillmore County … Read more Soil, water conservation on the farm honored

Climate change, Asian carp and biofuels

Every week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the items in their entirety where they originally were published. Copenhagen climate conference begins A much-anticipated global meeting of nearly 200 nations — … Read more Climate change, Asian carp and biofuels

Lake Pepin EDCs, aging sewers and invasive carp

Lawmakers question MPCA on Lake Pepin A pair of Minnesota lawmakers expressed frustration with a developing plan to evaluate pollution problems in Lake Pepin, a widening of the Mississippi River between Minnesota and Wisconsin. The comments came at a joint meeting of House and Senate environment and natural resources committees.  The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency … Read more Lake Pepin EDCs, aging sewers and invasive carp

Tougher water enforcement; bow fishing for invasives

EPA chief Lisa P. Jackson announces a tougher effort to enforce water quality rules. An Illinois man, confronted with a river full of jumping Asian carp, develops a new sport: extreme aerial bow fishing. And cleaner air sometimes means dirtier water, the New York Times reports in the latest installment in its Toxic Waters series. … Read more Tougher water enforcement; bow fishing for invasives