Media Kit

Hello! Are you looking to write a story about a MAISRC project, researcher, or cite us as a source? Let's connect!

MAISRC Communications Specialist

Kristin Loobeek, [email protected]

Many of our researchers are willing to be interviewed when given notice. Our Communications Specialist would be happy to help coordinate with you and our team to get something set up. 

Recent News Releases

7/21/21 - Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund invests $8.75 million in invasive species research at the University of Minnesota

5/18/21 - ‘AIS Explorer’ Models How to Protect 10,000+ Lakes with Limited Resources

5/10/21 -& New research from U of M shows how to help stop the spread of spiny water fleas in Minnesota lakes

4/19/21 - University of Minnesota Rapid Response Project to Test Zebra Mussels Found in Pet Stores Across U.S. and Canada

ENRTF Funding Statement

Funding for MAISRC is provided by the Minnesota Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund (ENRTF) as recommended by the Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR), the State of Minnesota, and private donations.


For questions about funding of specific projects, contact Cori Mattke.



We have general photos of aquatic invasive species available on our Flickr page. You are welcome to use the photos on the condition of a photo credit to the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center. Please reach out to Kristin ([email protected]) if you are looking for project-specific photos.