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April 18, 2018 Issue 69


Minnesota Aquaponics Symposium
April 24, 2018
Ben Pomeroy Student-Alumni Learning Center,
St. Paul Campus, University of Minnesota

Science and Policy of Emerging Contaminants
Presented by MDH
May 22, 2018
Midpoint Event Center

Soil Water Conservation Society Annual Conference
Culture, Climate and Conservation
July 29-August 1, 2018
Albuquerque, NM


Minnesota's Lake Superior Coastal Program Short Term Action Request (STAR) Grants
Agency: Minnesota DNR.
Due Date: June 1, 2018

Biological Oceanography Grant Program 
Agency: NSF
Due Date: August 15, 2018
The Biological Oceanography Program supports research in marine ecology broadly defined: relationships among aquatic organisms and their interactions with the environments of the oceans or Great Lakes. 

Physical Oceanography Grant Program 
Agency: NSF
Due Date: August 15, 2018
The Physical Oceanography Program supports research on a wide range of topics associated with the structure and movement of the ocean, with the way in which it transports various quantities, with the way the ocean's physical structure interacts with the biological and chemical processes within it, and with interactions between the ocean and the atmosphere, solid earth and ice that surround it.

Environmental Sustainability Grant Program 
Agency: NSF
Due Date: October 1, 2018
The goal of the Environmental Sustainability program is to promote sustainable engineered systems that support human well-being and that are also compatible with sustaining natural (environmental) systems. 


Universities Council on Water Resources Presents: Emerging Voices of Tribal Perspectives in Water Resources
April 26, 2018
May 23, 2018


WRS Seminar 
Watershed Pollutant Load Monitoring Network: Program Overview and Water Quality Results
Patrick Baskfield, MN Pollution Control Agency
April 20, 2018
375 Borlaug Hall

SAFL Seminar
Trees, pets, and people: a watershed approach to understanding urban water quality
Sarah Hobbie, Professor, Ecology Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota
April 24, 2018
3:30 to 5:00pm
SAFL Auditorium

APS Seminar
Advancing Water and Nitrogen Use Efficiency with Cover Crops in a Corn-Soybean Rotation
Hannah Rusch
April 23, 2018 
3:30pm – 5:00pm
306 Borlaug Hall

SWAC Seminar
Bank Erosion in the Minnesota River Basin and its Impact on Sedimentation in Lake Pepin
Satish Gupta
April 18, 2018
375 Borlaug Hall

Forest Resources Monthly Seminar
Seven ways a warming climate can kill the boreal forest
Lee Frelich, Researcher 6
April 25, 2018
4:00 pm
203 Green Hall 

BBE Graduate Seminar Series
Resilience of Floating Treatment Wetlands to Repeated Freeze-Thaw Cycles
Ren Ortega
April 23, 2018
Room 308 BAE

CEGE Seminar
Warren Lecture Series
Understanding and Modeling Hydrologic Cycles – From New Theories to New Models of Water and Energy Fluxes
Jingfeng Wang
Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
April 20, 2018
210 Civil Engineering
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