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Public Invited to Celebration of Northeast Minneapolis Islamic Center’s Green Makeover

MWMO News Release - October 1, 2019

Ceremonial ‘Watering of the Raingardens’ to be Held at Islamic Cultural Community Center (Masjid Al-Huda) on October 11, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. OCTOBER 1, 2019 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (

A field of yellow flowers blooming at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.
September 30, 2019

Before-and-After Photos Show How Eco-Friendly Landscapes Improve with Time

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August 29, 2019

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, Minneapolis Parks Foundation commemorate groundbreaking at Water Works

MPRB News Release - August 28, 2019

(…) [T]he Mississippi Watershed Management Organization will contribute up to $900,000 towards an innovative rainwater reuse system that will repurpose rainwater from adjacent buildings for flushing toilets and irrigation.
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August 8, 2019

Minneapolis Parks Foundation Invites Minneapolis to “Book It to the Watershed” this Summer

Minneapolis Parks Foundation - Aug. 8, 2019

Starting August 10th, look for new water-themed books in 31 Little Free Libraries throughout Minneapolis parks, supported in part by the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization
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St. Anthony East neighbors celebrate their newly planted raingarden.
July 26, 2019

Good Neighbors in St. Anthony East Neighborhood Lead the Way

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July 24, 2019

First-of-its-kind stormwater system installed in Prospect Park Neighborhood of Minneapolis

KSTP-TV - July 23, 2019

A first-of-its-kind project in Minneapolis is making a big difference each time it rains. The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization introduced a stormwater district in the Prospect Park neighborhood.
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July 9, 2019

North Oaks, St. Anthony named “Cities of Excellence”

Lillie News - July 9, 2019

(…) Prior to his service as mayor, Faust was a planning commission member and a councilmember for the city. In recent years, he has served on the board of directors for the League of Minnesota Cities and as commissioner for the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization.
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July 3, 2019

Urban ecosystems grow in Cedar-Riverside

Minnesota Daily - July 2, 2019

(…) The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization also works to improve urban water quality and habitats in areas where stormwater empties into the Mississippi River.
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June 6, 2019

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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May 19, 2019

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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