Author: LaRyssa Nelson

It’s Never Goodbye, Just “See You Later!”

June, 2021 marked the end of Danielle Graham’s time here at the International Water Institute. Danielle started with IWI in 2017 as a Conservation Corps of Minnesota & Iowa servicemember and over the years she grew into her position as Education Program and Communications Specialist, leaving positive impressions on over 5,000 students, citizens, and professionals…
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Water quality sampling – from Winter to Spring

Asher Kingery – IWI Project Specialist In the larger rivers of the Red River Basin, water continues to flow year-round, even under the ice. In some cases, small streams and ditches can be frozen completely with almost zero flow under the ice. During the winter, precipitation falls as snow and stacks up instead of flowing…
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Skunk at the Picnic

By Jay A Leitch (IWI Board member) I’ve often wondered why so many people love to hate me. Of course, I’m not alone, since economists are the butt of countless jokes. Let’s assume for this article that it’s not me personally, but me as an economist. I wrote perhaps 600 manuscripts and delivered at least…
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