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Protect Our Waters by Properly Disposing of Hazardous Materials

You might be aware of recent media reports about Minneapolis residents finding hidden caches of incendiary and flammable materials, such as gasoline stored in plastic water bottles, in their communities. Conflicting information has circulated in the news and on social media about what to do with...

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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A newly planted raingarden at the Islamic Cultural Community Center.
October 1, 2019

Public Invited to Celebration of Northeast Minneapolis Islamic Center’s Green Makeover

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A field of yellow flowers blooming at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.
September 30, 2019

Before-and-After Photos Show How Eco-Friendly Landscapes Improve with Time

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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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August 8, 2019

Minneapolis Parks Foundation Invites Minneapolis to “Book It to the Watershed” this Summer

Minneapolis Parks Foundation - Aug. 8, 2019

Starting August 10th, look for new water-themed books in 31 Little Free Libraries throughout Minneapolis parks, supported in part by the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization
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An engineer examines an excavated pit at the Columbia Golf Course.
August 7, 2019

Field Work Continues at Columbia Golf Course

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St. Anthony East neighbors celebrate their newly planted raingarden.
July 26, 2019

Good Neighbors in St. Anthony East Neighborhood Lead the Way

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July 24, 2019

First-of-its-kind stormwater system installed in Prospect Park Neighborhood of Minneapolis

KSTP-TV - July 23, 2019

A first-of-its-kind project in Minneapolis is making a big difference each time it rains. The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization introduced a stormwater district in the Prospect Park neighborhood.
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July 9, 2019

North Oaks, St. Anthony named “Cities of Excellence”

Lillie News - July 9, 2019

(…) Prior to his service as mayor, Faust was a planning commission member and a councilmember for the city. In recent years, he has served on the board of directors for the League of Minnesota Cities and as commissioner for the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization.
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