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Minnesota “State of Water” Conference Planned for May 1st at Cragun’s Resort

Minnesota Waters Conference Now the “State of Water Conference,” and it Returns This May A coalition of non-profits and state agencies are resurrecting the Minnesota Waters Conference that has been a pillar of the Minnesota natural resources community since 2001. … Continue reading

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Minnehaha Creek Watershed District awards grants to projects that protect or promote clean water including one at Camp Tanadoona

  Seven projects that use education to protect clean water will receive grants from the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) in 2014. The MCWD’s Cynthia Krieg Watershed Stewardship Grant program awards $100,000 in grants each year to local communities, schools, civic groups, non-profit groups … Continue reading

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MCWD Awarded Watershed District of the Year by the MN DNR!

Each year the Department of Natural Resources Division of Ecological and Water Resources honors one of the watershed districts in the state for their accomplishments toward water quality improvement. Watershed districts are nominated for the award by area and regional … Continue reading

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Don’t forget! Metro Summit on Nov 6.

Clean Water Funding and Policy Most of us have heard about the Legacy Fund amendment passed in 2008 that dedicates money from a sales tax  to, among other things, protect water resources in the state. Join us at the summit … Continue reading

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MCWD seeks Outdoor Heritage Funds funds for AIS decontamination stations

On Wednesday, Sept. 4, the MCWD presented a $2 million proposal to the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Fund Council, which distributes grant money statewide for projects that protect and improve habitat. The District’s proposal aims to stop the spread of AIS … Continue reading

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Watershed Heroes: Congratulations to Carver County and the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board

Carver County and Minneapolis Park and Rec Board named “Watershed Heroes” for AIS efforts Congratulations to Carver County and the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, who jointly won the 2013 Watershed Heroes ”Innovation in Government” award for their bold moves to prevent … Continue reading

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