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Glimpsing a New Model of Sustainable Urban Redevelopment
MWMO News Release - August 23, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS — The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization has released a video highlighting a new sustainable, cost-effective approach to urban redevelopment.

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Looking for a few good neighbors to protect water quality
MWMO News Release - July 26, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS — All across the greater Twin Cities metropolitan area, neighbors are joining together to improve the health of water in their communities and beyond. By becoming trained and certified as Master Water Stewards, they have dreamed up, created and installed projects beyond what they thought possible.

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Master Water Stewards program open for applications
Southwest Journal - July 5, 2017

The Freshwater Society partners with about 16 local government units on the program, including the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District and Mississippi Watershed Management Organization.

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NiceRide on the river: Kayak on the Mississippi for $20 through the Paddle Share program
City Pages - June 29, 2017

There are currently two places where you can pick up a kayak: North Mississippi Regional Park and at the Lowry Avenue Bridge (there’s a station at the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization…

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Sustainability Drove Minneapolis Sculpture Garden Redesign
Walker Reader - June 27, 2017

“We’re trying to manage water where it lands,” says Marcy Bean, of the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, which provided $1.5 million for the water reuse system.

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Some new work in the Sculpture Garden is truly deep
Minnesota Public Radio News - June 21, 2017

...The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, which works with seven metro cities on water-quality issues, gave a $1.5 million grant for the irrigation system. Executive director Doug Snyder said the initiative fits well with his organization's work to improve the quality and reduce the quantity of storm runoff that ends up in the Mississippi.

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After ‘Scaffold’ Controversy, All Eyes on the Walker as Its Sculpture Garden Is Set to Reopen
Artnet News - June 9, 2017

[T]he landscaping team, working with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, has created three lawn-like “islands,” slightly raised areas for displaying sculpture, surrounded by a sea of tall grasses...

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After ‘Scaffold’ controversy, Minneapolis Sculpture Garden to reopen this weekend
The Growler - June 8, 2017

(...) They also received an additional $1.5 million grant from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization for innovative stormwater management systems in the project.

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No kayak? You can still paddle the Mississippi this summer
Minnesota Public Radio News - June 3, 2017

Have an itch to paddle down the Mississippi, but don't own a boat or canoe? No problem, a paddle trip just became as easy as using a bike share program.

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