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Confluence — News for the University's water community

October 13, 2021, Issue 241

Resources

US Water Alliance Releases Digital Tool Detailing Recovering Stronger Policies and Programs
The US Water Alliance announces the release of a new digital tool as a part of the Recovering Stronger initiative. The Recovering Stronger initiative seeks to drive a lasting transformation in how the nation views, values, and manages water and water systems.  

Tap Your Potential: A Training to Grow Farmer Leadership in Watershed Management
New curriculum is designed for use by watershed coordinators, outreach professionals, and educators from nonprofits, Extension, and government agencies to recruit the involvement of farmers in watershed-based efforts to improve water quality. 

Life Hacks over Lunch: A Meet-up Series for Watershed Professionals
This virtual meet-up series is a peer-learning opportunity for watershed professionals to share ideas and advice for solving real-life challenges of watershed projects.

Opportunity

2021-22 Graduate Student Water Workshop Series: Meet Your Grad Student Community
Join students from across campuses and disciplines for the 2021-22 Graduate Student Water Workshop Series, a four-part series of interactive sessions designed specifically for graduate students who are passionate about water. 
October 13, 2021
12:00-2:30pm

Conservation Project Funding
The Conservation Alliance seeks to protect threatened wild places throughout North America for their habitat and recreational values.
Deadline: November 1, 2021

CUAHSI’s Hydroinformatics Innovation Fellowship
Successful proposals will likely have more than one identified outcome. Proposals that focus on leveraging or extending CUAHSI's Water Data Services or other open source and open data resources may be given priority. 
Deadline: November 19, 2021

Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards
The Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences Program supports basic scientific research about the nature, causes and/or consequences of the spatial distribution of human activity and/or environmental processes across a range of scales.
Deadline: Ongoing

Events

Reminder: Minnesota Water Resources Conference
October 19-20, 2021
Registration for the conference includes access to recordings of most presentations. Catch up on any presentations you might have missed for 30 days following the conference. CEUs are offered for the live conference sessions only.

Webinars/Seminars

Lake Conservation Webinar Series
Understanding patterns of fish kill events in Minnesota and Wisconsin Lakes
Nick Phelps, Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota
October 19, 2021
1:00pm 

Minnesota Stormwater Seminar Series
Spatial and Temporal Scaling of Biofilter Media Performance Data and Updates to WinSLAM
Robert Pitt, Emeritus Professor of Urban Water Systems, The Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, The University of Alabama
October 21, 2021
10:00am

WRS Seminar Series - Twin Cities
Urban Stormwater Runoff Research: Innovating Practice to Improve Water Quality
Andy Erickson, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory
October 15, 2021
375 Borlaug 
3:00pm

Soil, Water, and Climate Seminar
Hydroclimate of the Americas: Land Surface Effects on the Overlying Atmosphere
Francina Dominguez, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois
October 13, 2021
4:00pm

MCAP Webinar
Equity Considerations in Climate Research
Krysten Ryba-Tures and Ellen Esch, Metropolitan Council
October 19, 2021
12:00pm

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WRC staff are working remotely due to COVID-19.

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