Waterfront Bulletin is a semi-annual e-newsletter featuring timely updates on impaired waters, watershed project funding, and activities related to water restoration and protection throughout Minnesota.
- Commissioner Bishop visits climate change impacts at Olmsted County farm
- Rainy River restoration success tied to regulations, many working together
- MPCA watershed reports: Phosphorous an issue in Shell Rock, Mississippi River-Sartell Area watersheds, sediment an issue in the Upper Mississippi
- Snake River-St. Croix Watershed first to complete second round of intensive water quality monitoring for phase 2 of watershed approach
- Red River Basin on home stretch to completing phase one watershed reports
- Clean Water fund stories: Experienced farmer helping first-generation farmer; septic system fix-up money available to low-income residents
- COVID-conscious We Are Water MN exhibit opens in Morris
- Dept. of Ag videos illustrate how nitrates can contaminate wells in SE MN
- Section 319 grant funding update: MPCA narrows Group C applicants down to 15 on way to final 10; Group A grant money expected in October
- Watershed summarizes One Watershed One Plan in short video
- Organizations moving conferences online
- Subscriptions and submissions welcome
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- Clean Water Partnership marks biggest year ever
- Controlled drainage project part of plans to restore water quality in Winnebago River Watershed
- Water quality and monitoring: What a difference a day makes
- MPCA study: Lake Pepin close to meeting water-quality standard, more work needed upstream
- La Crescent area: Most streams meet standards for fish and other aquatic species
- MPCA reports good water quality and recommends protection strategies for Cloquet River Watershed
- Hawk Creek soars above state’s 80 watersheds for water quality work
- Salt Symposium streaming live Aug. 4-5. Certification training sessions (free) offered Aug. 6
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