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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...

May 3, 2019

MWMO grants funds for 5 Northeast projects

Northeaster - May 3, 2019

Northeast is the beneficiary of five grants awarded recently by the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) for environmental work. These green infrastructure projects capture, treat and/or reuse stormwater runoff. Grants range from $3,000 to $550,000. All of these projects will begin this year.
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April 21, 2019

Restoring Native Landscape at Kasota Ponds

Park Bugle - April 21, 2019

(…) Funding for the project came from a grant from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization. All of this is part of the SAPCC’s work to create a native pollinator-friendly pond buffer that also assists in improving water quality. 
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The downtown Minneapolis skyline, as seen from the Stone Arch Bridge. (Credit: Nick Busse)
April 10, 2019

Using Science and Engineering to Clean Up Downtown Minneapolis’ Dirty Stormwater Runoff

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A rendering of the planned landscape at NorthPoint Health and Wellness Center.
April 5, 2019

Breaking Ground on New Green Infrastructure Projects in the Watershed

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March 25, 2019

Spring break starts out soggy for UMN area

The Minnesota Daily - March 23, 2019

Nick Busse, communications principal with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, said localized flooding is often caused by plugged storm drains. The City of Minneapolis works to clear storm drains in order to avoid this kind of flooding.
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Boys cleaning up trash in a park. (Shutterstock)
March 22, 2019

Plant Sales, Workshops and Cleanups: Our Complete Spring 2019 Guide

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March 17, 2019

Watershed management training concludes

Eastern Mirror - March 17, 2019

Dimapur, March 16 (EMN): A two-day training and workshop on “Hydro-meteorological monitoring and watershed management” concluded on March 16 at department of land resources’ resource centre, Ruzaphema, Dimapur. The training was organised by the land resources department in collaboration with University of Minnesota and Mississippi watershed management organisation, USA.
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March 12, 2019

Collective efforts solve multiple issues, advance reuse

Stormwater Management - Spring 2019

Within the US state of Minnesota's new Towerside Innovation District, a testing ground for experimental approaches to city planning, the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization is at the helm of a unique approach to stormwater management that hinges on cooperation between neighbors.
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February 5, 2019

Stevenson kindergarten students ‘save seeds’ for rain garden

Fridley Sun Focus - Feb. 4, 2019

On a mission to fight pollution, Stevenson kindergarten students kicked off a school-wide initiative as they ‘saved seeds’ on Jan. 11.
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