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Stevenson kindergarten students ‘save seeds’ for rain garden
Fridley Sun Focus - Feb. 4, 2019

On a mission to fight pollution, Stevenson kindergarten students kicked off a school-wide initiative as they ‘saved seeds’ on Jan. 11.

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Columbia Golf Course gets stormwater funds
Northeaster - January 23, 2019

The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) will begin to address flooding issues and water quality in Northeast Minneapolis, thanks to $800,000 from the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR).

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Golf course upgrades meant to reduce pollution in Mississippi
KSTP - Jan. 2, 2019

A new project is meant to keep polluted water out of the Mississippi River, and reduce flooding in Northeast Minneapolis and Columbia Heights. The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) has been awarded $800,000 from the Minnesota Board of Soil and Water Resources...

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$800,000 Grant to Help Reduce Pollution in Northeast Minneapolis
MWMO News Release - January 2, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS — The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) announced today that it has been awarded $800,000 from the Minnesota Board of Soil and Water Resources (BWSR) to address water quality and flooding issues in Northeast Minneapolis.

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You Can Skip The Salt And Scrape Off Sidewalk Ice Monday
Patch.com - Dec. 31, 2018

... conditions are warming enough where the use of salt isn't necessary, according to the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization...

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Weather creates hazards on Minnesota roads and Twin Cities sidewalks
Star Tribune - Dec. 31, 2018

Stubborn ice can be removed with a scraper or chisel, available at most hardware stores, according to a tweet from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization.

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Fridley council approves smart salting grant agreement
Fridley Sun Focus - Dec. 4, 2018

The Fridley City Council unanimously approved a capital project grant agreement with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization for smart salting best management practices during the Nov. 13 meeting.

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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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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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