Content Type: External News

June 21, 2017

Some new work in the Sculpture Garden is truly deep

Minnesota Public Radio News - June 21, 2017

...The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, which works with seven metro cities on water-quality issues, gave a $1.5 million grant for the irrigation system. Executive director Doug Snyder said the initiative fits well with his organization's work to improve the quality and reduce the quantity of storm runoff that ends up in the Mississippi.
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June 9, 2017

After ‘Scaffold’ Controversy, All Eyes on the Walker as Its Sculpture Garden Is Set to Reopen

Artnet News - June 9, 2017

[T]he landscaping team, working with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, has created three lawn-like “islands,” slightly raised areas for displaying sculpture, surrounded by a sea of tall grasses...
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June 8, 2017

After ‘Scaffold’ controversy, Minneapolis Sculpture Garden to reopen this weekend

The Growler - June 8, 2017

(...) They also received an additional $1.5 million grant from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization for innovative stormwater management systems in the project.
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June 3, 2017

No kayak? You can still paddle the Mississippi this summer

Minnesota Public Radio News - June 3, 2017

Have an itch to paddle down the Mississippi, but don't own a boat or canoe? No problem, a paddle trip just became as easy as using a bike share program.
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May 31, 2017

Old Minneapolis tunnel may get new life in an era of climate change

Minnesota Public Radio News - May 31, 2017

The old Bassett Creek tunnel below downtown Minneapolis doesn't carry nearly as much water as it used to...
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May 30, 2017

Northeast Middle School celebrates rain garden

The Journal - May 30, 2017

The Northeast Middle School community and Audubon neighborhood on May 19 celebrated the completion of the school’s new rain garden.
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May 26, 2017

The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, reimagined

Southwest Journal - May 26, 2017

(...) The garden now incorporates an 80,000-gallon underground cistern to irrigate the site and neighboring baseball field. It’s similar to a system used at Edison High School.
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May 18, 2017

Exhibit highlights intersection of art and water

The Journal - May 18, 2017

An art exhibit in North Minneapolis is casting light on the importance of the Mississippi River.
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May 5, 2017

Animal Waste, Road Salt, Lawn Fertilizer Harm Mississippi River

KSTP-TV - May 4, 2017

...Issues are seen regularly by the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization. The MWMO monitors the health of the Mississippi River and the wetlands and lakes in a 40-square mile area around it - from Fridley to St. Paul.
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