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Neighbors provide education on road salt
Southwest Journal - Jan. 18, 2018

(…) Knaeble, a master water steward, said he got the idea for the campaign from a meeting with city officials, including Council Member Kevin Reich, who chairs the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization…

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MWMO Newsletter – Winter 2018
Email Newsletter - January 11, 2018

The latest news and stories from the MWMO.

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Diverse set of nominees emerge in awards for cleaning up polluted properties in Twin Cities
Star Tribune - Oct. 26, 2017

Not so long ago, contaminated “brownfields” in Minnesota were viewed as a little more than hopeless blight. But now with consumer demand spiking for close-in locations, developers are increasingly on the hunt for polluted sites that benefit from easy access to the urban core.

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Minneapolis looks to restore Mississippi River island
Pioneer Press - Oct. 26, 2017

Work on a $6.7 million construction project to restore an island on the Mississippi River in Northeast Minneapolis is set to begin next month.

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Hall’s Island facelift brings new water access to NE Mpls.
MPR News - Oct. 24, 2017

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board on Tuesday announced a $6.7 million construction project to restore Hall's Island starting next month.

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Restoration planned for Hall’s Island in Northeast Minneapolis
FOX 9 News - Oct. 24, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) - Plans to reshape the waterfront along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis will soon take a big step. Next month, construction begins on the restoration of Hall's Island in Northeast Minneapolis.

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Study aims to track sources of downtown runoff
Downtown Journal - Oct. 19, 2017

A new Mississippi Watershed Management Organization study is aiming to better understand the types and amounts of pollutants that come from different surfaces in downtown Minneapolis.

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Artists create ‘Interspecies Postal Service’ to monitor climate change
Star Tribune - Oct. 6, 2017

Pink mailboxes are the new blue U.S. Postal Service mailboxes. At Franconia Sculpture Garden, the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, and the UMN Ecology Department Building, an artist project called "Transition Habitats" by Elliot Montgomery and Chris Woebken offers another portal into the affects of climate change. 

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MWMO Newsletter – Fall 2017
Email Newsletter - October 5, 2017

The latest news and updates from the MWMO.

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