Content Type: External News

September 21, 2016

Setting the standard for green schools

Southwest Journal - Sept. 20, 2016

…The new eco-friendly high school is the result of community partners — including Spark-Y, the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, the school board, the Holland Neighborhood Improvement Association and City Council…
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September 10, 2016

Prospect Park gets its biggest commercial development yet, an apartment-retail complex

Star Tribune - Sept. 10, 2016

The Rise at Prospect Park developers are among several who are participating in a shared private stormwater facility that is under construction in the neighborhood.
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August 10, 2016

Rideshare The Mississippi? Check-Out Kayaks Coming Soon

Gear Junkie - Aug. 10, 2016

A pilot program launching this month, the Mississippi River Paddle Share will give people in the Twin Cities a four-mile stretch of urban river to paddle in a day-use kayak.
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August 4, 2016

‘Paddle Share’ brings kayak rental to Mississippi

KARE 11 - Aug. 4, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS - Consider it an acquatic version of the Nice Ride bike concept. Paddle Share will allow people to rent kayaks from special stations up and down the Mississippi River between North Mississippi Regional Park and Boom Island.
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August 2, 2016

How ‘water aware’ are you?

KARE 11 - Aug. 2, 2016

On Tuesday, the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization in north Minneapolis hosted a water workshop for educators to learn more about how to take care of our bodies of water.
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August 2, 2016

Kayak sharing along Mississippi in the works

Star Tribune - Aug. 2, 2016

A first-of-its-kind kayak-sharing service along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis could be open for business this month, allowing visitors to dip their paddles in one of the state's most overlooked national park areas.
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July 21, 2016

Stormwater cleanup goes high tech in St. Anthony Village

Minnesota Public Radio News - July 21, 2016

Polluted stormwater running off of Twin Cities buildings and streets normally isn't cleaned up very much — if at all — before it enters a series of pipes that flow into the Mississippi River.
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July 20, 2016

Ribbon cutting at St. Anthony water treatment and research facility

St. Anthony Bulletin News - July 20, 2016

Celebrate the completion of a high-tech new facility that will protect the Mississippi River from polluted runoff on Thursday, July 21 beginning at 5:30 p.m. in St. Anthony.
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July 2, 2016

Campus Renovation Update: Breaking Ground, Making Progress

Walker Art Center - Centerpoints - July 1, 2016

In addition to revitalized green space and the addition of 16 new sculptures, the renovation will also include sustainability improvements, as Kevin Reich of the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization noted. His group’s $1.5 million investment will ensure that 5 million gallons of water—which would otherwise flow untreated into the river—will be captured and reused each year, instead of going untreated into the river.
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