Content Type: External News

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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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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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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July 3, 2019

Urban ecosystems grow in Cedar-Riverside

Minnesota Daily - July 2, 2019

(…) The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization also works to improve urban water quality and habitats in areas where stormwater empties into the Mississippi River.
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June 6, 2019

Juxtaposition Arts skate/art plaza set to open

Insight News - June 6, 2019

(…) An action grant from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization funded the installation and maintenance of three rain gardens to capture and treat stormwater on the site…
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May 19, 2019

City Files – Kasota Ponds Restoration Continues

Park Bugle - May 19, 2019

The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization has approved funding for Phase 2 buckthorn removal at Kasota Ponds. SAPCC will once again contract to have Minnesota Native Landscapes remove the invasive species, this time along the north and west banks of the east pond.
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May 17, 2019

Columbia Heights Master Water Stewards win Freshwater Society award

Sun Focus - May 17, 2019

(...) In 2017, the City of Columbia Heights and the Columbia Heights Lions Club approached the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization to restore the Lions Park garden as it had been poorly maintained. The garden was overgrown with aggressive, non-native flowers and had compacted, poor quality soils.
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