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2018 Stormwater Speaker Series Announced

Post Date:01/03/2018 1:00 PM

The Stormwater Presents Speaker Series is a monthly program featuring topics related to stormwater management in the City of Rochester. This program is FREE of charge and no registrations are required. All presentations are held in Rochester at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota - Cascade Meadow (2900 - 19th Street NW).  Programs are held on the 4th Wednesdays of the month at run from 7-8:30pm.

2018 Rochester Stormwater Presents Speaker Series Calendar

January 24:  Is Geology Important? Rocks, Water and the Landscape of southeast Minnesota

Jeff Green, Groundwater Hydrologist for MN-DNR

February 28:  The Water's Many Voices: River Stories Told through Art and Science.

Anna Baker, Hydrologist & Annie Hejny, Artist

March 28:  Drinking Water in Rochester, Minnesota

Todd Osweiler, Rochester Public Utilities

April 25:  Trash Talk: Finding the Proper Place for Your Waste in Olmsted County

Anthony Wittmer, Olmsted County Environmental Resources

May 23:  Wetland Wildlife Primer

Ray Norrgard, Wetland Management Program Leader, Section of Wildlife, MNDNR

June 27:  Citizen Engagement and Watershed Protection

Dr. Josh Lallaman, Assistant Professor, Biology Department Saint Mary's University

July 25:  How does water inspire you?  Water Story Collections

Stephanie Hatzenbihler, Environmental Education Specialist, City of Rochester - Public Works

August 22: How to Enjoy and Maintain Your Native Plants

Joel Dunnette, Minnesota Master Naturalist

September 26: Stormwater Update

Troy Erickson, Water Resources Manager, City of Rochester – Public Works

October 24: Rain Garden 101

Stephanie Hatzenbihler, Environmental Education Specialist, City of Rochester - Public Works


All programs are subject to change.

For a pdf of this press release, please click here.

Full presentation descriptions and up-to-date information can be found at

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