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The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, reimagined
Southwest Journal - May 26, 2017

(...) The garden now incorporates an 80,000-gallon underground cistern to irrigate the site and neighboring baseball field. It’s similar to a system used at Edison High School.

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Exhibit highlights intersection of art and water
The Journal - May 18, 2017

An art exhibit in North Minneapolis is casting light on the importance of the Mississippi River.

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Animal Waste, Road Salt, Lawn Fertilizer Harm Mississippi River
KSTP-TV - May 4, 2017

...Issues are seen regularly by the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization. The MWMO monitors the health of the Mississippi River and the wetlands and lakes in a 40-square mile area around it - from Fridley to St. Paul.

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Revamped Minneapolis Sculpture Garden To Reopen June 3
WCCO - April 27, 2017

(...) The recent improvements to the park were made possible by $8.5 million in public funding and another $1.5 million from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization...

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Earth Day art contest
Sun Focus - April 6, 2017

All ages and all skill-levels are invited to participate in the Water Art Competition, an art contest in the spirit of Earth Day with a focus on water protection, conservation, and restoration.

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Exploring the Upper River: Stormwater Park
Mill City Times - Feb. 25, 2017

...[T]he hidden gem I’m writing about this month would be right under your nose at that point, Stormwater Park at the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization’s facility, 2522 Marshall Street NE.

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Minneapolis Area Synod embarks on watershed stewardship campaign
Southwest Journal - Jan. 12, 2017

Eco exhibit featured in Northeast (...) The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization is hosting the exhibit, called “Climate, Energy, and Community: What We Can Do,” at its Stormwater Park and Learning Center this year.

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Columbia Heights Library honored with Brownfield award
Sun Focus - Dec. 10, 2016

...The city also has a partnership agreement with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization and features a landscape with storm water best management practices...

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Blind Somali math teacher adding to his legacy in Minneapolis
Star Tribune - Nov. 27, 2016

… Recently, Xiito took on a project from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization to do community education for Twin Cities Somalis about the importance of clean water and protecting the land.

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