2018-04-23
Thank you to everyone who entered the 2018 Earth Day Photo Contest! We had many photo submissions in both categories, making this decision especially tough.  We were also blown away by the quality and diversity of the entries -- an equal testament to the skills of our residents and the...

2018-04-19
Minnetonka, Minn. – Although more than one foot of ice remains on Lake Minnetonka, the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) opened Gray’s Bay Dam for the season today. With the assistance of Tonka Bay Marina, the MCWD installed aerators near the dam gates this week to break up the ice and...

2018-03-29
Minnetonka, Minn. – At its meeting on Tuesday, March 27, the Hennepin County Board of Commissioners reappointed Sherry White and Kurt Rogness to the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) Board of Managers. The MCWD protects and improves the water resources in a 178-square mile area from...

2018-03-07
Minnetonka, Minn. – The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) is excited to announce its annual Earth Day Photo Contest opens on Monday, March 12. From Victoria to South Minneapolis and all of the communities in between, the MCWD is incredibly photogenic. There is tremendous beauty on and...

2018-03-01
Minnetonka, Minn. – The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) has named James Wisker as its new District Administrator. The MCWD Board of Managers approved his hiring at its Feb. 22 meeting and his first day is Mar. 1. Wisker, who most recently held the position of Director of Planning...

2018-01-18
Minnetonka, Minn. – The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) is pleased to announce that its 10-year Watershed Management Plan has been adopted by the MCWD Board of Managers and the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR). The Plan will be in effect through 2027. The...

2018-01-04
MINNETONKA, MN –Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) Administrator Lars Erdahl has informed the MCWD Board of Managers that he is leaving his position as District Administrator. The Board will take action on the separation agreement at its regular meeting at 7:00 p.m. on January 11, 2018...