Water quality

What I Learned About Water In Coon Rapids

What I Learned About Water In Coon Rapids

On Tuesday August 29th, I spent the evening taking part in a major community summit at Anoka Ramsey Community College in Coon Rapids on water issues in the north metro area. 

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Stop the spread of invasive species – we all play a part

Stop the spread of invasive species – we all play a part

Aquatic and terrestrial invasive species threaten our Minnesota way of life by creating barriers for us to enjoy the Great Outdoors.

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Fall 2017 Newsletter: Minnesota’s Buffer Law

Fall 2017 Newsletter: Minnesota’s Buffer Law

On November 1st the new buffer law goes into effect, requiring buffers or alternative water quality practices on all public waters

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Fall 2017 Newsletter: 25% by 2025

Fall 2017 Newsletter: 25% by 2025

Earlier this year, Governor Dayton announced a new bipartisan goal to improve the state’s water quality by reducing pollution 25% by the year 2025. 

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SE Minnesota Turns Out for First 25 By 25 Town Hall

SE Minnesota Turns Out for First 25 By 25 Town Hall

Over 300 people showed up to express concerns about Minnesota’s water at the Governor’s first 25 By 25 meeting in Rochester–but just what were those concerns?

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People In Edina Are Talking About Water

People In Edina Are Talking About Water

On Thursday, July 20th I met with several Edina residents at a Conservation Minnesota member’s home to talk about water.

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Community Water Meetings Coming Soon

Community Water Meetings Coming Soon

We are a unique state with a unique character and if anyone can get the job done right, it’s Minnesotans.

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How One Eden Prairie Neighborhood Is Improving Their Pond

How One Eden Prairie Neighborhood Is Improving Their Pond

A group of neighbors who live on Carmel Pond had partnered with the Nine Mile Creek Watershed district to purchase three “floating islands” in an effort to help improve the pond’s unfortunately poor water quality.

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Summer 2017 Newsletter: A Clean Water Strategy

Summer 2017 Newsletter: A Clean Water Strategy

Representatives from local organizations were joined by city, county, watershed, and soil and water conservation district staff to share information on what is being done to ensure Dakota County has clean water

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The Legacy Impact

The Legacy Impact

The Legacy Amendment is one of Minnesota’s most celebrated and collaborative achievements. However, the value of Legacy funds has come into question this legislative session.

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