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Using the Gray’s Bay Dam to Manage Water Levels (April 19, 2018)
One of the reasons Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) was formed in 1967 was to respond to devastating flooding along Minnehaha Creek and Lake Minnetonka. The first order of business of the newly-formed district...

EcoFaith Network Puts Creation Care in Action (April 4, 2018)
You might say that Emilie Bouvier was a born-and-raised watershed enthusiast. While growing up in Nebraska, each year her family observed the sandhill crane migration across the Platte River. She’s continually inspired by...

The Watershed Game (March 26, 2018)
Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) has a number of educational and interactive displays and exhibits individuals in our communities can check out to use when teaching others about watersheds. Recently, Suzanne Kehret, a high school teacher at Orono High School stopped by to pick...

Planting for Clean Water (March 20, 2018)
In this land of four seasons, I always look forward to change. Now I am ready to hear the birds singing, see buds swelling on tree branches and watch refreshing rains that wash away the salt and grit from the landscape. But the salt and grit that has accumulated on roads...

Monarch Mile: Pollinators Plant Seeds of Change (March 9, 2018)
Along a unique stretch of East 50th Street in Minneapolis, the Adirondack chairs, pink flamingos and screened porches nestled into the mid-winter snow hold promise of impending spring. Beneath the blanket of snow lie a...

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