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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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University of Minnesota Teams Up with Organization to Fight Water Pollution
KSTP-TV - March 23, 2018

In the state of 10,000 lakes, it's important to have clean water. Right now the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization is partnering with the University of Minnesota to try and figure out where pollutants are coming from now. 

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Part of the solution to water pollution
Sun This Week - March 22, 2018

The Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District has partnered with four local watershed organizations — the Vermillion River Joint Powers Organization, the Black Dog Watershed Management Organization, the Lower Mississippi River Watershed Management Organization and the Eagan-Inver Grove Heights Watershed Management Organization — to create the Landscaping for Clean Water program.

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Hawthorne EcoVillage Apartments took a village to build it
Finance and Commerce - Feb. 8, 2018

It took 10 years and complex financing, but a 75-unit affordable and sustainable housing development is finally open on a busy corner of north Minneapolis.

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(Next) Best Paddling Towns: Minneapolis, MN
Canoe and Kayak - Jan. 27, 2018

(…) Pull over at the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization right before the Lowry Bridge to secure your boat and walk to Betty Dangers, a fun local bar with a ferris wheel and mini-golf course…

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Annie Young, longtime Minneapolis Park Board member and a blunt advocate for conservation, dies
Star Tribune - Jan. 23, 2018

Annie Young, pictured during a break from an arts event she was participating in at the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization in Minneapolis in April 2015…

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