Bonnie Keeler

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Job Title: 
Program Director & Lead Scientist
Institute on the Environment

Areas of Expertise

  • The economic value of clean water
  • Water resources in Minnesota
  • Water and equity
  • Natural capital and the value of ecosystems
  • Nitrogen pollution
  • The value of nature in urban areas
  • Green infrastructure and sustainable cities

Notable Achievements

  • LCCMR grant to assess the state of Minnesota’s water resources and provide cutting edge research and models to support more informed management of the state’s most valuable natural resource.
  • Conducted first study using data mined from social media to estimate how far people willing to travel to recreate near clean rivers and lakes.