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Previous Events

Can We Harvest Rainwater for Indoor Use? (October 17, 2014)
Wes Saunders-Pearce, City of Saint Paul
Presentation Document

Live from the Storm Drain: Monitoring Stormwater Pollution in Minneapolis (September 26, 2014)
Udai Singh and Brian Jastram, Mississippi Watershed Management Organization
Presentation Document
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Where Does it Go When I Flush? (July 15, 2014)
Patrick Shea and Shane Lund, City of St. Cloud Public Utilities
Presentation Document

Sixth Annual Mississippi River Forum Workshop (May 30, 2014)
Workshop Agenda
Maria DeLaundreau, Mississippi River Fund
Bill Route, National Park Service
Bill Fitzgerald and Peter Gillitzer, Minnesota Department of Agriculture

River Protection Standards for the Mississippi in the Twin Cities (April 18, 2014)
Daniel Petrik and Suzanne Rhees, Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources
Presentation Document | Handout | Overview of Proposed Rules | Rulemaking Schedule |

Envision Infrastructure Certification (March 21 and February 21, 2014)
Kathryn Jones, HDR Engineering
Presentation Document | Archived Webinar Video

Climate Change and Minnesota's Water Resources (January 24, 2014)
J. Drake Hamilton, Fresh Energy
Presentation Document | Archived Webinar Video

From the River to the Tap: Making the Mississippi into Drinking Water (November 15, 2013)
Shane Lund, City of St. Cloud Public Utilities
Presentation Document | Archived Webinar Video

Nitrogen in Minnesota Surface Waters (September 20, 2013)
Dave Wall, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Presentation Document | Archived Webinar Video

Fifth Annual Mississippi River Forum Workshop (May 17, 2013)
Shawn Schottler, St. Croix Watershed Research Station
Faye Sleeper, University of Minnesota Water Resources Center
Paul Helgeson, Gold'n Plump Poultry
Commissioner John Linc Stine, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Local Resource Management Scorecard (April 26 and June 21, 2013)
Rylee Main, Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance
Presentation Document

Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative (March 15, 2013)
Mayor Dave Kleis, Saint Cloud
Presentation Document

The Agricultural BMP Handbook for Minnesota (January 25, 2013)
Tom Miller, Emmons and Olivier Resources
Presentation Document | Archived Webinar Video

From Triclosan to Dioxins: How your Handsoap Leads to an Unanticipated Environmental Problem (November 9, 2012)
William Arnold, University of Minnesota (Department of Civil Engineering)
Presentation Document | Archived Webinar Video

The State of the River (September 28, 2012)
Trevor Russell, Friends of the Mississippi River & Lark Weller, National Park Service
Presentation Document | Archived Webinar Video | State of the River Report

July 27 and August 24, 2012 - Downstream/Upstream: A Journey Through the Urban Water Cycle"

June 15, 2012 - Mississippi River Forum River Paddle

May 18, 2012 - Fourth Annual Mississippi River Forum Workshop

April 20, 2012 - "Us vs. Poop: A Bacterial Reduction Demonstration Project"

Providing the Best Environmental Outcome: The Right BMP in the Right Place (January 27 and February 24, 2012)
Shawn Tracy, Land Mosaic Collaborative
Presentation Document

December 16, 2011 - "Tracking Minnesota's Clean Water Legacy Effectiveness"

September 23, 2011 and October 28, 2011 - "Communicating with All Minnesotans about Water Resources"

August 26, 2011 - Carpzilla: Is the Mississippi River in Minnesota next?

July 8, 2011 - Carpzilla: Is the Mississippi River in Minnesota next?

May 20, 2011 - Creating a New Riverfront Corporation

April 22, 2011 - Third Annual Mississippi River Forum Workshop

February 18, 2011 - "Stormwater BMP Performance and Cost Benefit Assessments"

January 28, 2011 - "Stormwater BMP Performance and Cost Benefit Assessments"

December 17, 2010 - Minnesota's Water Sustainability Framework: Update

November 19, 2010 - Minnesota's Water Sustainability Framework: An Update

October 15, 2010 - Development and Application of Minnesota's River Eutrophication Criteria, with a Focus on the Mississippi River and its Tributaries

September 17, 2010 - Development and Application of Minnesota's River Eutrophication Criteria, with a Focus on the Mississippi River and its Tributaries

August 8, 2010 - River Research by Student Scientists

July 16, 2010 - The Pink Elephant: Cleaning up the Minnesota River Basin's Turbidity

June 6, 2010 - The Value of Open Space

May 7, 2010 - Second Annual Mississippi River Forum Workshop

March 19 and April 16, 2010 - Improving Water Quality with Innovative Stormwater Techniques

February 19, 2010 - Minnesota's Clean Water Council

January 15, 2010 - The Color of a River

December 18, 2009 - Minimal Impact Design Standards

October 16 and November 20, 2009 - Drinking the Mississippi

September 18, 2009 - South Metropolitan Mississippi TMDL

August 21, 2009 - Online MS4 (Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System) Toolkit

July 17, 2009 - Inter-jurisdictional Water Coordination

June 19, 2009 - Connections Between Agriculture and Water Quality

May 15, 2009 - The Mississippi Makeover Project

April 24, 2009 - Kick-off Workshop

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