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MWMO Awards Funding to Four New Stormwater and Habitat Projects

Grantees Include City of Minneapolis, GMCC, Juxtaposition Arts, and North Loop Neighborhood Association (PDF Version) MINNEAPOLIS — The Mississippi Watershed...

August 2, 2016

Kayak sharing along Mississippi in the works

Star Tribune - Aug. 2, 2016

A first-of-its-kind kayak-sharing service along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis could be open for business this month, allowing visitors to dip their paddles in one of the state's most overlooked national park areas.
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A Mississippi River Green Team member holds a dragonfly.
July 26, 2016

Catching Dragonflies with the Mississippi River Green Team

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July 21, 2016

Stormwater cleanup goes high tech in St. Anthony Village

Minnesota Public Radio News - July 21, 2016

Polluted stormwater running off of Twin Cities buildings and streets normally isn't cleaned up very much — if at all — before it enters a series of pipes that flow into the Mississippi River.
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A dog owner picks up after her dog.
July 20, 2016

Why You Should Always Pick Up After Your Pets

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July 20, 2016

Ribbon cutting at St. Anthony water treatment and research facility

St. Anthony Bulletin News - July 20, 2016

Celebrate the completion of a high-tech new facility that will protect the Mississippi River from polluted runoff on Thursday, July 21 beginning at 5:30 p.m. in St. Anthony.
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July 2, 2016

Campus Renovation Update: Breaking Ground, Making Progress

Walker Art Center - Centerpoints - July 1, 2016

In addition to revitalized green space and the addition of 16 new sculptures, the renovation will also include sustainability improvements, as Kevin Reich of the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization noted. His group’s $1.5 million investment will ensure that 5 million gallons of water—which would otherwise flow untreated into the river—will be captured and reused each year, instead of going untreated into the river.
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Overhead view of volunteers installing a raingarden.
June 30, 2016

Watch Volunteers Build a Raingarden in 79 Seconds

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A Monarch butterfly on swamp milkweed
June 29, 2016

Plant of the Month: Milkweed

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an interpretive sign explaining one of the stormwater BMPs at the Columbia Heights Library
June 28, 2016

At the New Columbia Heights Library, a Stormwater BMP Showcase

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