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In this Issue: Old Bassett Creek Tunnel Clean-Out, Summer Project Updates, Raingarden Maintenance, Videos, COVID-19 and More...

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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January 4, 2016

Study to review effects of retiring a stretch of the Mississippi River in Minneapolis

Star Tribune - Jan. 4, 2016

The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, based on the northeast riverfront, the University of Minnesota’s St. Anthony Falls Laboratory and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, are cooperating in the work.
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November 13, 2015

Stormwater project will protect Roseville’s Lake McCarrons

Star Tribune - Nov. 13, 2015

St. Anthony, the Mississippi Water Management Organization, Minneapolis, St. Anthony and Hennepin County are collaborating to construct a $1.6 million underground stormwater treatment and research facility. It will treat 169 million gallons of runoff annually, removing 39 tons of sediment.
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October 31, 2015

On the bleak side of Prospect Park, a transformation nears turning point

Star Tribune - Oct. 31, 2015

The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) has been a part of a committee analyzing the potential for a district system, which it plans to test on the same two blocks as the greening program along SE. 4th Street in Minneapolis, between 29th and Malcolm.
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September 18, 2015

New stormwater park and learning center

KARE 11 - Sept. 18, 2015

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — Northeast Minneapolis has a new education center. The Stormwater Park and Learning Center is located just upstream from the Lowry Bridge, and features a number of interactive exhibits and displays.
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September 18, 2015

MWMO facility shows how storm water works

Finance & Commerce - Sept. 18, 2015

Overlooking the steel-cabled Lowry Avenue Bridge and an industrial stretch of the Mississippi River in Northeast Minneapolis, the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization’s headquarters stands out. The two-level, 11,200-square-foot building’s variegated façade, at 2522 Marshall St., offers sections of blue and earth tone panels and metal exterior. The front yard has native gardens and the gently […]
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September 17, 2015

Photos: One-of-a-kind Stormwater Park protects Mississippi Watershed

Minnesota Public Radio News - Sept. 17, 2015

A new park in northeast Minneapolis will celebrate its grand opening on Saturday. Stormwater Park and Learning Center on the Mississippi River uses engineering, beauty and research to help people learn what happens to water running off buildings, streets and parking lots when it rains.
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September 1, 2015

Reddy Rents to install rain gardens along Hiawatha Ave.

Longfellow Nokomis Messenger - September 2015

The project was made possible by a grant from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, administered by the Longfellow Business Association (LBA). “I’m especially thrilled to partner with businesses,” said LBA Staff Member Ruth Romano. While Longfellow residents are “all over” stormwater management, she said, “this is a great example of what businesses can do.”
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