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Healthy Lawns for Healthy Water

Our lawns and gardens are places for us to relax, and help connect us to the land, soils, and water at our homes. Turfgrass and lawns are particular in their needs and can prove tough to manage, though keeping your turfgrass in good health also can help water...

Story Map Path to the River Screenshot
January 22, 2020

MWMO Winter Newsletter – Project Updates, News, Events and More

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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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Story Map Path to the River Screenshot
January 16, 2020

Story Map Tool Reveals the Hidden Journey of Stormwater Runoff to the Mississippi River

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Woman holding ice chisel with text reading "How to Remove Compacted Snow Without Salt."
January 6, 2020

Video: How to Remove Compacted Snow with an Ice Chisel

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Downtown Minneapolis property managers attend a smart salting workshop.
December 27, 2019

Good Neighbor News – December 2019 – Yard Care Tips, Community Cleanups and More

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Street trees along Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis.
December 26, 2019

To Protect Its Greenery, Downtown Minneapolis Turns to Smart Salting

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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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Nancy Stowe, MWMO Projects and Outreach Director
November 27, 2019

Nancy Stowe Named Mississippi Water Management Organization Projects and Outreach Director

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