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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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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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