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Mississippi River/Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia Task Force

Hypoxia Task Force (HTF) Partnerships

Land Grant Universities - SERA-46

The Hypoxia Task Force and the 12 HTF state land grant universities renewed a partnership through a 2019 Memorandum of Understanding, updating the 2014 non-funded cooperative agreement, to support state-level strategies and actions to curb nutrient loading and Gulf hypoxia. These land grant universities have organized through the Southern Extension and Research Activities Committee Number 46 (SERA-46) committeeExit

In 2017 and 2018, the Hypoxia Task Force and SERA-46 released their Priorities for Collaborative Work, updated from the original 2015 priorities. 

The land grant universities involved in this partnership have formed a Watershed Leadership Network and in the past, hosted an electronic newsletter, Confluence, and other information on the Mississippi River Basin Conservation Network's websiteExit.