News

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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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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Request for Professional Services (2019–2020)
MWMO News Release - October 9, 2018

Firms interested in providing services to the MWMO for 2019-20 should submit a letter of interest, a list of related work/projects/clients, a list of key personnel and their qualifications, and a fee schedule.

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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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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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Request for Quotes: Painting Services

The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) is seeking a contractor to provide at its facility located at 2522 Marshall Street NE, Minneapolis, the following services: 1) multi-color exterior painting; 2) wooden sunshade staining; 3) pre-surface cleaning as needed; and 4) patch/repair work as needed.

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Third Annual ‘Share the River Nordeast’ Scheduled for June 27
MWMO News Release - May 2, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS —The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization invites community members to a family-friendly evening of cookies and canoeing on the Mississippi River on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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