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Friday Favorites Blogroll: Summer Reading Edition

May 9, 2014Patrick NunnallyProgram & AnnouncementsComments Off on Friday Favorites Blogroll: Summer Reading Edition

I’m not sure if anyone still honors that venerable tradition: the summer reading list.  Those of us of a certain age remember the joy of the last day of school in the spring being tempered by the distribution of the dreaded Summer Reading List. (These would be books, for those of you born in a digital world, physical objects with thin sheets of fibrous material and black marks on them.  Comparable to what you get when you print a PDF).

Today is the last day of spring classes at the University of Minnesota, so the Friday Favorites Blogroll will suspend operations until next fall.  In the meantime, in case you missed any of the featured posts this spring or want to keep up with your reading over the summer, here’s a Summer Reading List comprised of the most recent posts from our featured blogs.

Happy reading!

1 Mississippi examines the Mississippi River as part of the nation’s oldest infrastructure.

America’s Waterway and the River Currents newsletter discusses the perennial problem of spring flooding on the Mississippi.

American Rivers offers a wealth of information about the Most Endangered Rivers list.

Bdote Memory Map is timeless and an important source of new/old insights.

Circle of Blue continues its focus on the connections between agriculture and water.

Ensia offers a range of resources on water issues at the global scale.

Ground Level from Minnesota Public Radio explores the state’s groundwater challenges.

Institute for Advanced Study slows down in the summer, but stay tuned for next year’s John E. Sawyer Seminar “Making the Mississippi: Formulating New Water Narratives.”

Northeast-Midwest Institute’s Mississippi River Basin blog will continue to keep us updated on policy and public affairs concerning the basin.

Quapaw Canoe Company offers a perspective from the seat of a canoe in the Mississippi Delta.

Works Progress will be commencing its “Dear River” project; don’t miss out!

Plus, of course you should read us at River Life!

Enjoy your summer, everyone!




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