News Releases

February 17, 2017
Job Opening: Communications Coordinator
The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District is seeking applications for the full-time position of Communications Coordinator. The position plays a key role in MCWD’s efforts to increase awareness of the District and water quality issues and to build support for its collaborative approach. The Communications Coordinator is responsible for writing articles, designing print and digital publications,...

February 17, 2017
Residents form new lake groups to protect clean water
Two new citizen-led lake associations formed in the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) in 2016, bringing the number of resident groups organized around lakes and streams in the District to an all-time high. There are now 30 documented lake and stream groups that have formed in the MCWD, which has been supporting citizen efforts to protect their local waters for more than...

February 1, 2017
Study finds potential link between herbicide treatment and hybrid watermilfoil
A little known type of watermilfoil could be more invasive and tougher to control than the Eurasian variety that has irritated lake users for decades, according to new study findings from the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) and researchers from Montana State University and the University of Minnesota. Using cutting-edge genetic...