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Using Rainbarrels for Watering Your Yard and Garden (with Video)

Water is a part of us and our homes. Knowing the ways we interact with water helps us understand how to improve its quality and the health of our environment. Rainbarrels are a great tool for keeping your lawns, gardens, plants, shrubs and trees healthy, especially during times of drought. By...

April 19, 2016

Tracking water quality in the Mississippi Watershed, with MWMO’s Udai Singh

Minneapolis Riverfront Partnership - April 18, 2016

The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) has for many years tracked local water quality data for the Mississippi and surrounding watershed in the Minneapolis area.
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Prairie smoke in bloom.
April 18, 2016

Plants of the Month: Pasque Flower and Prairie Smoke

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A scene from construction of the St. Anthony treatment system.
April 6, 2016

A Peek Inside Our New High-Tech Treatment Facility

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A fiber art work produced for the Putting Down Roots project.
April 4, 2016

Putting Down Roots: Supporting Clean Water Through Community Art

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A broom being used to sweep leaves off of a stormdrain.
March 28, 2016

Four Spring Cleaning Tips for Protecting Clean Water

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The new MWMO website, displayed on a smartphone and a laptop screen.
March 28, 2016

A New Website for a New MWMO

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MWMO staff conducting bathymetric mapping in 2016.
March 5, 2016

Mapping the Changing Ecology of the Mississippi River

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February 5, 2016

This Week’s Four Must-See Art Shows

City Pages - Feb. 4, 2016

Aaron Dysart takes ice sculpturing to a whole new level with Watershed. Using data collected from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, Dysart has crafted a 3-D scale model replica of the river floor.
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January 26, 2016

Minneapolis Sculpture Garden to grow with 16 works from Walker Art Center

Star Tribune - Jan. 26, 2016

Its grounds and pathways will be reconfigured, new trees and shrubs planted and water management systems upgraded (…) with funding from the state of Minnesota and the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization.
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