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MWMO Newsletter – August 2021 – News, Events, Job Opportunities, Training and More

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In this issue: Share the River Nordeast, Administrative and Operations Specialist Job Opening, Columbia Golf Course Project Update, Hoyer Heights Tree Trenches, Smart Salting Trainings, and Grant Application Deadlines...

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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A bee collecting pollen from a flower.
June 23, 2016

Gardening for Pollinators: Six Questions for Heather Holm

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June 23, 2016

Council Approves $900,000 in Water Quality Grants

Metropolitan Council News Release - June 23, 2016

The Metropolitan Council in June approved six grants to improve surface water quality in several communities across the metro area.
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A worker stands next to the partially constructed St. Anthony Regional Stormwater Treatment and Research System in January 2016.
June 23, 2016

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony July 21 for New Stormwater Treatment and Research Facility

MWMO News Release - June, 23 2013

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June 20, 2016

New Columbia Heights library to be unveiled

Sun Focus - June 17, 2016

The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization helped fund all the onsite stormwater management.
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