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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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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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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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‘Share the River Nordeast’ Canoe Event Returns on June 26
MWMO News Release - May 6, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS —The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization invites the public to a family-friendly evening of cookies and canoeing on the Mississippi River on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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MWMO grants funds for 5 Northeast projects
Northeaster - May 3, 2019

Northeast is the beneficiary of five grants awarded recently by the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) for environmental work. These green infrastructure projects capture, treat and/or reuse stormwater runoff. Grants range from $3,000 to $550,000. All of these projects will begin this year.

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Restoring Native Landscape at Kasota Ponds
Park Bugle - April 21, 2019

(…) Funding for the project came from a grant from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization. All of this is part of the SAPCC’s work to create a native pollinator-friendly pond buffer that also assists in improving water quality. 

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Spring break starts out soggy for UMN area
The Minnesota Daily - March 23, 2019

Nick Busse, communications principal with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, said localized flooding is often caused by plugged storm drains. The City of Minneapolis works to clear storm drains in order to avoid this kind of flooding.

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Watershed management training concludes
Eastern Mirror - March 17, 2019

Dimapur, March 16 (EMN): A two-day training and workshop on “Hydro-meteorological monitoring and watershed management” concluded on March 16 at department of land resources’ resource centre, Ruzaphema, Dimapur. The training was organised by the land resources department in collaboration with University of Minnesota and Mississippi watershed management organisation, USA.

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Collective efforts solve multiple issues, advance reuse
Stormwater Management - Spring 2019

Within the US state of Minnesota's new Towerside Innovation District, a testing ground for experimental approaches to city planning, the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization is at the helm of a unique approach to stormwater management that hinges on cooperation between neighbors.

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