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Schedule 06/23/2023

LCCMR Presentation Schedule - 2024 Proposals

Friday, June 23, 2023

Co-Chair: Sen. Foung Hawj

HYBRID: Room 120, Minnesota State Capitol, 75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55155 and through electronic means (YouTube)
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Time Proposal ID # Category Presenter Title Organization Amount Requested
9:00 AM 2024-037 B
Ardeshir Ebtehaj
Hyperspectral Characterization of Toxic Harmful Algal Blooms U of MN, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory $399,000
9:15 AM 2024-057 B
Grace Wilson
Characterization of Chemicals in Structural Fire Wastewater U of MN, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences $369,000
9:30 AM 2024-198 DH
Declan Schroeder
Early Detection of Invasive Viruses in Native Pollinators U of MN, College of Veterinary Medicine $200,000
9:45 AM 2024-073 B
Timothy LaPara
Enhancing Wastewater Treatment while Bioprospecting for Novel Pharmaceuticals U of MN, College of Science and Engineering $690,000
10:00 AM 2024-046 A
Ardeshir Ebtehaj
Fate of Minnesota’s Lakes in the Next Century U of MN, College of Science and Engineering $499,000
10:15 AM 2024-152 B
Ted Preister
Red River Basin Nutrient Offset Plan Red River Basin Commission $469,000
10:30 AM 2024-161 B
James Postiglione, Lingkan Ding, and Daniel Jurado Pineda
Novel Nutrient Recovery Process from Wastewater Treatment Plants U of MN, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences $486,000
10:45 AM 2024-164 B
Bonnie Keeler
Visitor Perceptions of Lake Water Quality U of MN, Humphrey School of Public Affairs $411,000
11:00 AM 2024-173 B
Christopher Filstrup
Wildfire Impacts on Mercury Cycling in Wilderness Lakes U of MN, Duluth - NRRI $297,000
11:15 AM    
11:30 AM 2024-114 D
Brian Nerbonne
Implementing Innovative Techniques to Manage Low-Density Invasive Carp MN DNR, Fish and Wildlife Division $634,000
11:45 AM 2024-257 B
Andrew McCabe
Breaking the PFAS Cycle with a Full-Scale Demonstration Barr Engineering Co. $1,724,000
12:00 PM Lunch Break
12:30 PM 2024-061 B
James Cotner
Climate Change and Management Effects on Lake Methane U of MN, College of Biological Sciences $599,000
12:45 PM 2024-172 A
Mingzi Xu
Sublethal Effects of Pesticides on Invertebrate Community U of MN, College of Biological Sciences $398,000
1:00 PM 2024-269 BH
William Varela
Are Stream Restoration Efforts Effective? An Evidence-Based Assessment Saint Mary's University $200,000
1:15 PM 2024-009 G
Marty Walsh
Minnesota Driftless Hiking Trail Minnesota Driftless Hiking Trail $426,000
1:30 PM 2024-081 G
Brett Feldman
Acquisition of State Parks In-Holdings Parks & Trails Council of Minnesota $2,000,000
1:45 PM 2024-100 C
Erika Rivers
Outdoor Pathways to Environmental Education, Recreation, and Careers Wilderness Inquiry $1,500,000
2:00 PM 2024-113 G
Niki Geisler
Spring Lake Park Reserve Restoration and River Access Dakota County $4,770,000
2:15 PM 2024-264 G
Nicholas Leonard
Dent and Vergas Spur Trails Otter Tail County $934,000
2:30 PM 2024-094 GH
Sunny Bjorklund Schultz
Zumbro River Regional Water Trail City of Oronoco $170,000
2:45 PM 2024-039 E
Jason Allen
Minimizing Minnesota’s Landfill Problem by Expanding Waste Diversion Better Futures Minnesota $2,596,000
3:00 PM 2024-022 F
Shannon Wettstein
Morrison County Historical Society Streambank Stabilization and Restoration Morrison Soil and Water Conservation District $519,000
3:15 PM 2024-045 F
Marcella Windmuller-Campione
Can Increased Tree Diversity Increase Community Diversity? U of MN, CFANS $415,000
3:30 PM 2024-103 F
Dale Gentry
Conservation Grazing for Birds, Beef, and Better Soil Audubon Minnesota $361,000
3:45 PM 2024-108 F
Brett Barney
Minnesota Microbes for Enhanced Biodegradation of Microplastics U of MN, CFANS $524,000
4:00 PM 2024-097 D
Vera Krischik
Mitigating the Spread of Invasive Jumping Worms U of MN, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences $516,000
4:15 PM 2024-174 GH
Duane Lossing and Jason Chopp
Birch Lake Marina Design (Phase 1) City of Babbitt $197,000
5:00 PM Adjourn