Tag Archives: watershed management

25Apr/24
Dr. Mallika Nocco flying a drone used for mapping evapotranspiration near an Eddy Covariance tower over a potato field in Wisconsin

The Conservation Irrigation Lab launches agricultural water management research and extension program at UW-Madison

Save water. Renew Soils. Support Farms. This is Dr. Mallika Nocco’s vision for the Conservation Irrigation Lab, her research and extension program that recently moved from California (UC-Davis) to Wisconsin (UW-Madison). Dr. Nocco’s mission is to provide science-based information for growers, managers, and policy makers to navigate the ever-changing terrain of sustainable agricultural practices and implement water-saving measures that advance production goals. Her group collaborates across disciplines and believes deeply in the power of applied research and cooperative extension.

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28Jun/23
Ron talking to farmers in front of a corn field

Making a Difference for Kansas Water Quality

Some of us measure a career in terms of years. Ron Graber, extension watershed specialist for Kansas State University, uses a whole different yardstick.

“When we start a career, we hope to make a difference,” said Graber. For him, that success is measured in innovative partnerships, successful management strategies, and improved water quality.

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28Mar/23
People looking at a plant identifying different species

New Center offers Programs to Encourage Stewardship of Freshwater Lakes and Streams

A new center focusing on Extension and research activities in the conservation and stewardship of Michigan’s lakes and streams is being developed by water professionals and Extension educators at Michigan State University.  The Center for Lakes and Streams will consolidate the many programs MSU Extension and its partners offer to residents and user groups throughout the state and work with campus faculty and specialists, state agencies, other Universities, decision makers, agricultural producers and nonprofit, community, and riparian organizations to provide the most current information on the state of Michigan’s inland waters.

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09Jun/22

Climate Intersections Conference agenda features the latest research and programming from across the North Central Region and beyond

The agenda is now out for the North Central Region Water Network’s Climate Intersections Conference July 12-14th in Duluth, Minnesota. The conference theme is “Taking Care of People, Water, and the Land” and will feature emergent research andRead More…

29Mar/22

This summer kicks off the regional REEU Watershed Management Research and Outreach Internship Program

This summer seven undergraduate students from across the region will be kicking off an exciting new watershed management research and outreach internship program. The program pairs undergraduates with mentors from across the region who will workRead More…