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Mississippi River/Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia Task Force

Hypoxia Task Force Partnerships

Land Grant Universities - SERA-46

The Hypoxia Task Force and the 12 HTF state Land Grant Universities formed a partnership through a 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 SERA-46 committeeExit. In 2017, 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 host an electronic newsletter and other information at the following website: Mississippi River Basin Conservation NetworkExit. The partnership announcement was released in 2014.