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Looking for a few good neighbors to protect water quality
MWMO News Release - Aug. 30, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS — The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization invites residents to join its 2016–2017 class of Master Water Stewards (MWS).

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Lincoln Playground to Host ‘Outdoor Reading Room’
MWMO News Release - Aug. 25, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS — Residents and community members are invited to an evening of storytelling and fun Thursday, Sept. 8, at Lincoln Playground in North Minneapolis.

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Edison High School Leads the State in Going Green
MWMO News Release - Aug. 16, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS — On Sept. 9, Thomas Edison High School in Northeast Minneapolis will celebrate its transformation into a first-of-its-kind “Green Campus,” featuring state-of-the-art stormwater and energy-efficiency measures that together create an outdoor environmental laboratory.

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Edison Green Campus Photos/Press Kit
MWMO Press Kit - Aug. 16, 2016

You are free to download and use any of these photos of the Thomas Edison High School Green Campus project. Please use the following attribution: “Courtesy Mississippi Watershed Management Organization.”

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Rideshare The Mississippi? Check-Out Kayaks Coming Soon
Gear Junkie - Aug. 10, 2016

A pilot program launching this month, the Mississippi River Paddle Share will give people in the Twin Cities a four-mile stretch of urban river to paddle in a day-use kayak.

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‘Paddle Share’ brings kayak rental to Mississippi
KARE 11 - Aug. 4, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS - Consider it an acquatic version of the Nice Ride bike concept. Paddle Share will allow people to rent kayaks from special stations up and down the Mississippi River between North Mississippi Regional Park and Boom Island.

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How ‘water aware’ are you?
KARE 11 - Aug. 2, 2016

On Tuesday, the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization in north Minneapolis hosted a water workshop for educators to learn more about how to take care of our bodies of water.

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Kayak sharing along Mississippi in the works
Star Tribune - Aug. 2, 2016

A first-of-its-kind kayak-sharing service along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis could be open for business this month, allowing visitors to dip their paddles in one of the state's most overlooked national park areas.

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Stormwater cleanup goes high tech in St. Anthony Village
Minnesota Public Radio News - July 21, 2016

Polluted stormwater running off of Twin Cities buildings and streets normally isn't cleaned up very much — if at all — before it enters a series of pipes that flow into the Mississippi River.

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