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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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Minneapolis unveils plans for new public works depot
Star Tribune - April 26, 2018

The LEED-certified project also received a boost with the award of a $550,000 grant from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, whose focus is on reducing the amount of polluted runoff water reaching the river.

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Stevenson Elementary students benefit from Outdoor Learning on the Riverfront grant
Sun Focus - April 12, 2018

R.L. Stevenson Elementary School was recently awarded the Outdoor Learning on the Riverfront grant through the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization. The $3,000 grant will allow the school to expand outdoor learning opportunities by creating a rain garden and butterfly garden in the center of the newly created turnaround area near the playground.

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MWMO Newsletter – Spring 2018
Email Newsletter - April 12, 2018

The latest news and stories from the MWMO.

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Monitoring the Northern Stretch of the Mississippi River
Environmental Monitor - April 2, 2018

One organization in Minnesota is keeping a close eye on the northern part of the Mississippi River through an extensive water quality monitoring effort that includes the river, a stormwater drainage system, and local lakes and wetlands.

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