Monthly Archives: October 2013

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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Another example where AIS inspections have protected our lakes!

  Zebra Mussels Found in Lake Hiawatha MNDNR has Confirmed Finding; Lake Was Declared Infested in 2010 The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Lake Hiawatha in Minneapolis.MPRB water quality staff discovered … Continue reading

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