Content Type: External News

November 1, 2018

Cemstone recognized for environmental excellence

Albert Lea Tribune - Nov. 1, 2018

The rainwater harvesting system, installed through a partnership with Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, allows rainwater to be used in place of potable water in the batching of new concrete.
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October 23, 2018

Volunteers Assist with Nicollet Island Restoration Work

Mill City Times - Oct. 23, 2018

Over 25 volunteers recently dug in to help restore habitat on Nicollet Island. As part of a new multi-year restoration of natural areas on the islands northern half, the volunteers planted 90 trees and shrubs and over 400 wildflowers, sedges and grasses on Saturday, October 13.
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October 18, 2018

New exhibit at UMN highlights impact of water in Minnesota

The Minnesota Daily - Oct. 18, 2018

Water researchers at the University of Minnesota are increasing collaboration with community partners in light of a new exhibit on water resources hosted by the University.
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August 21, 2018

Organization restoring Nicollet Island habitat

Southwest Journal - August 21, 2018

The Friends of the Mississippi River is working to restore native prairie and forest and remove invasive species on Nicollet Island. The organization is planning to improve habitat on more than 7 acres of open space and natural area on the 48-acre island, according to the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, which is funding the project.
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July 27, 2018

Top Projects of 2017: Hawthorne EcoVillage Apartments

Finance and Commerce - July 27, 2018

…Working with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, Project for Pride in Living created a sophisticated stormwater-management system using rain gardens and an underground storage system.…
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April 27, 2018

Minneapolis unveils plans for new public works depot

Star Tribune - April 26, 2018

The LEED-certified project also received a boost with the award of a $550,000 grant from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, whose focus is on reducing the amount of polluted runoff water reaching the river.
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April 13, 2018

Stevenson Elementary students benefit from Outdoor Learning on the Riverfront grant

Sun Focus - April 12, 2018

R.L. Stevenson Elementary School was recently awarded the Outdoor Learning on the Riverfront grant through the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization. The $3,000 grant will allow the school to expand outdoor learning opportunities by creating a rain garden and butterfly garden in the center of the newly created turnaround area near the playground.
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April 12, 2018

MWMO Newsletter – Spring 2018

Email Newsletter - April 12, 2018

The latest news and stories from the MWMO.
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April 2, 2018

Monitoring the Northern Stretch of the Mississippi River

Environmental Monitor - April 2, 2018

One organization in Minnesota is keeping a close eye on the northern part of the Mississippi River through an extensive water quality monitoring effort that includes the river, a stormwater drainage system, and local lakes and wetlands.
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