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August 4, 2021 Issue 231


Announcing Joint WRC / MNSG Extension Educator
Maggie Karschnia will be joining the Water Resources Center and Minnesota Sea Grant as an Extension Educator August 16. In her previous role with the Prior Lake-Spring Lake Watershed District she served as their Water Resources Project Manager.  Karschnia will work out of the Water Resources Center offices.


Wildlife Grant Program: Animal Health in Coastal Wetland Ecosystems
Morris Animal Foundation
Deadline: October 4, 2021

Understanding Multi-stressor Impacts on Marine Ecosystems Under Climate Change
Proposals should focus on the the combined impacts of multiple stressors on the function and health of marine ecosystems within the context of climate change.
Deadline: January 18, 2022


2021 MBDH Regional Community Meeting 
The Midwest Big Data Innovation Hub Regional Community Meeting
Bringing together participants from a wide range of academic disciplines and industry, government, and nonprofits to learn about data science trends, find shared interests, and identify potential collaborations.
October 27–28, 2021

Call for Submissions: Open Rivers Women and Water
Deadline: September 17, 2021


State Water Quality Initiative Round Robin
Tune into this month's The Current to hear about different state water quality initiatives across the region - from H2Ohio to the Minnesota Legacy's Clean Water Fund and the Kansas Reservoir Protection Initiative.
August 11, 2021

Minnesota Stormwater Seminar Series
Underground Stormwater Control Measures
James Lenhart, Stormwater Northwest
This presentation will focus on underground SCMs for the purposes of stormwater treatment, detention, retention and infiltration.  
August 19, 2021


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