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Meet the Commissioners: Jeff Dains (Lauderdale)

Jeff Dains moved to Lauderdale with his family in 1986 in order to enjoy what he calls “small town living with all of the big city amenities nearby.” An avid birder, he soon found himself drawn into local politics by environmental issues. One thing led to another, and Dains won a seat on the...

A Monarch butterfly on a blazing star plant.
April 21, 2022

MWMO Newsletter – April 2022 – Spring Guide, News, Earth Day Events, Staff Updates and More


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First-person view from a Paddle Share kayak, with downtown Minneapolis in the background.
April 19, 2022

Meet the Mississippi: Four Fun Ways to Experience the River this Summer

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MWMO Commissioner Stephen Eggert
April 13, 2022

Meet the Commissioners: Steve Eggert (Fridley), Board Chair

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Boys cleaning up trash in a park. (Shutterstock)
April 11, 2022

Plant Sales, Workshops, and Cleanups: Our Complete Spring 2022 Guide

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Runoff gushes from a stormwater outfall in the Mississippi River Gorge.
March 31, 2022

MWMO March Newsletter – News, Yard Care Tips, Upcoming Events and More


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An MWMO raingarden sign in a raingarden in late winter.
March 28, 2022

Help Protect Pollinators and Clean Water with these Eco-Friendly Spring Yard Care Tips

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A coffee mug filled with blue salt granules.
February 24, 2022

MWMO Newsletter – February 2022 – News, Events, Employment Opportunities and More


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Abby Moore testifying at a Minnesota Senate committee hearing.
February 22, 2022

MWMO Supports Bipartisan Smart Salting Legislation

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The Lowry Avenue Bridge towers over an icy Mississippi River.
January 28, 2022

MWMO Newsletter – January 2022 – News, Project Updates, Grant Opportunities, and More


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