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‘Regrowth’ Dancing Tree Sculpture to Help Bring Climate Awareness to the Great Northern Festival

Climate change can be a tricky subject to broach. Do you focus on the science and risk triggering despair and resignation? Or do you talk about solutions and risk glossing over the enormity of the problem? With his latest sculpture, Regrowth, artist Aaron Dysart tries a different...

June 18, 2015

Columbia Heights library progresses into design phase

Sun Focus - June 18, 2015

The city received a $300,000 grant from Anoka County to help with environmental remediation, along with a $600,000 grant from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization to help with stormwater efforts.
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April 20, 2015

Walker Art Center goes green in $75 million project

Star Tribune - April 20, 2015

The state of Minnesota provided $8.5 million in bonding funds; $1.5 million came from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization.
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February 27, 2013

Edison High School getting a green makeover

The Journal - Feb. 27, 2013

HOLLAND — A two-part stormwater management project at Edison High School will begin construction the day after school gets out, bringing a new rain garden, more trees, parking lot improvements and public artwork to the school. The estimated $400,000 project will be funded through a capital investment by the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) and is part of the Northeast Green Campus Initiative.
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