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Good Neighbor News – February 2020 – Yard Care Tips, Grant Opportunities, and More

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In this issue: Community Activist Matt Barthelemy, Salt Alternatives Explained, Lawns to Legumes, Smart Salting Training Workshops and More...

Street trees along Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis.
December 26, 2019

To Protect Its Greenery, Downtown Minneapolis Turns to Smart Salting

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December 5, 2019

New park taking shape in Prospect Park

Minnesota Daily - Dec. 4, 2019

[…] The group also collaborated with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization. MWMO constructed a “stormwater park” on an adjacent plot. The park’s infrastructure collects and filters water into an underground storage tank. The water will then be pumped into the new park’s shade structure an ultraviolet light will kill any remaining bacteria, said Marcy Bean, […]
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Nancy Stowe, MWMO Projects and Outreach Director
November 27, 2019

Nancy Stowe Named Mississippi Water Management Organization Projects and Outreach Director

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November 19, 2019

PHOTO SLIDESHOW: St Thomas hosts Elm Tree Story Booth

Tommie Media - November 18, 2019

The Elm Tree Story booth, in partnership with the environmental 212 Sustainability in Context class and the Minnesota Watershed management organization, made an appearance on campus during the week of Nov. 4 – 8. “Our class is collecting data about people’s experiences of the Mississippi River,” Maria Dahmus, the Director of the Sustainability Communities partnership […]
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November 12, 2019

Agencies look at Upper Harbor sustainability and connectivity

Insight News - November 12, 2019

[…] Four agencies/organizations presented their information for review and discussion. The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB), Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), Minneapolis Public Works Department and the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) all offered materials and information for presentation to the attendees.
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A newly planted raingarden at the Islamic Cultural Community Center.
October 1, 2019

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

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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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