Commissioner Larry Pogemiller Visiting UMD’s Water Research Programs

April 21, 2016

Commissioner Pogemiller will visit key water research programs.

News Release — For info contact Lori Melton,, 218-726-8830.

What: As part of Governor Dayton’s “Water Action Week” Commissioner Larry Pogemiller, Minnesota Office of Higher Education, will visit key water research programs at the University of Minnesota Duluth.

When: Friday, April 22

Where: 11 a.m. Natural Resources Research Institute
5013 Miller Trunk Hwy

1:45 p.m. Limnology Lab & Lester River Tour 6008 London Road

3 p.m. Large Lakes Observatory US Army Corps of Engineers Dock 600 Lake Ave South 

Larry Pogemiller, Commissioner of the Minnesota Office of Higher Education, will be in Duluth on Friday, April 22 as part of Governor Mark Dayton’s Water Action Week.

Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed April 17 – 23 to be Water Action Week in Minnesota. Throughout the week, Governor Dayton will visit school classrooms, water treatment facilities, research institutions, and farms to encourage Minnesotans to learn more about the challenges facing Minnesota’s waters and empower every individual to take actions in their own lives to be part of the solution.

The Duluth visit is designed to emphasize the value of the Great Lakes and a need to protect them.