Walter J. Breckenridge
Izaak Walton League of America
The public is welcome to
our regular Social/Educational
meetings 7:30 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday of each month at the
For more information call
April 24 7:30 p.m.
Of the many issues facing Minnesota’s water resources, road salt pollution in metro lakes, water supply sustainability, and the safety of drinking water are currently emerging as the key issues of today. This presentation will address “the what” and “the what we can do about it” for citizens interested in engaging in water resources management.
Speaker Brian Bohman is a Ph.D candidate in Water Resources Science at the University of Minnesota, and Research and Policy Intern at Freshwater Society. His dissertation research, which focuses on nitrogen fertilizer and irrigation management, is helping farmers in the Upper Midwest improve their profitability and reduce their impact on drinking water. Brian is also broadly interested in the development of water resources, agriculture, and conservation policy and educational program.
May 22 7:30 p.m.
"Our work to date includes citizen water quality monitoring with a purpose. It includes reaching out to global agricultural corporations. We’ve visited with farmers and colleague organizations. We’ve secured foundation funding. We have important “off-shoot” projects! There does appear to be an awakening, a buzz about bring land and food production into better harmony with clean water, healthy soils, and wildlife. Yet, also embracing improved farm economic stability."
June, July & August meetings are held jointly with the Audubon Chapter of Minneapolis.
Thank you to local photographer Marlene Sternberger who has given us permission to post some of her wildlife photographs. All of them were taken in the Coon Rapids Dam area in Brooklyn Park.
Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are held at the Chapter House, 8816 West River Road, Brooklyn Park, MN (three miles north of the junction of Highway 252 and Interstate 694). Telephone: 763-561-5364.
Social/Educational Meetings are held the 4th Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. They are free of charge and the public is cordially invited to attend. Members of the Minneapolis Audubon Chapter join us for our summer meetings and programs are planned jointly.
Board of Directors meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7