Content Type: External News

April 22, 2020

Path to River app, storm drain cleanup challenge

Northeaster

The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) 2522 Marshall Street NE, an organization that strives to conserve and help advance water quality, recently developed an application that tracks storm drain water and its direct path to the Mississippi River. By developing the Path to the River app, the MWMO hopes that once community members see how […]
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April 4, 2020

Environmental resources still available during pandemic

Southwest Journal

…While the service may be available in early April, the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization recommends waiting on your spring garden cleanup until mid-April or early May. That’s because most pollinators do not emerge until temperatures are consistently above 50 degrees. Throughout the winter and spring, many of these insects take refuge under leaves, in hollow […]
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January 24, 2020

Twin Cities first ‘eco-mosque’ hoping to solve flooding issue, bring community together

KSTP-TV

A Minneapolis mosque plagued with flooding issues is getting a much-needed makeover. Thanks to grant money from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization and Hennepin County, the Masjid An-Nur mosque is set to become the first “eco-mosque” in the Twin Cities.
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January 20, 2020

What’s killing Nicollet Mall’s trees?

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

[…] The DID and Mississippi Watershed Management Organization are talking with downtown property owners and holding training sessions to try to reduce over-salting of sidewalks and parking lots.
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January 20, 2020

Could cutting back on salt save downtown Minneapolis trees?

Minnesota Public Radio News

The Downtown Improvement District, which works to make downtown cleaner, greener, safer and more attractive, teamed up with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, which focuses on the health of the nearby river, to encourage property managers to use less salt around their buildings.
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December 5, 2019

New park taking shape in Prospect Park

Minnesota Daily - Dec. 4, 2019

[…] The group also collaborated with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization. MWMO constructed a “stormwater park” on an adjacent plot. The park’s infrastructure collects and filters water into an underground storage tank. The water will then be pumped into the new park’s shade structure an ultraviolet light will kill any remaining bacteria, said Marcy Bean, […]
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November 19, 2019

PHOTO SLIDESHOW: St Thomas hosts Elm Tree Story Booth

Tommie Media - November 18, 2019

The Elm Tree Story booth, in partnership with the environmental 212 Sustainability in Context class and the Minnesota Watershed management organization, made an appearance on campus during the week of Nov. 4 – 8. “Our class is collecting data about people’s experiences of the Mississippi River,” Maria Dahmus, the Director of the Sustainability Communities partnership […]
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November 12, 2019

Agencies look at Upper Harbor sustainability and connectivity

Insight News - November 12, 2019

[…] Four agencies/organizations presented their information for review and discussion. The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB), Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), Minneapolis Public Works Department and the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) all offered materials and information for presentation to the attendees.
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August 29, 2019

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, Minneapolis Parks Foundation commemorate groundbreaking at Water Works

MPRB News Release - August 28, 2019

(…) [T]he Mississippi Watershed Management Organization will contribute up to $900,000 towards an innovative rainwater reuse system that will repurpose rainwater from adjacent buildings for flushing toilets and irrigation.
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