Waterfront Bulletin

Waterfront Bulletin e-newsletter

Waterfront Bulletin is a monthly e-newsletter featuring timely updates on impaired waters, watershed project funding, and activities related to water restoration and protection throughout Minnesota.

  • 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
Published: June 10, 2020

Missed it by that much

  • Extremely wet 2019 dampened, but didn't drown MPCA bio, water quality monitoring efforts
  • Speaking of monitoring, citizen volunteers are a big help to the MPCA. Here's how to become one
  • MPCA grants available for community strategies to adapt to climate change
  • Farm-city collaboration helps Waverly Lake
  • Green house gas emission estimates now part of environmental review for large feedlots. Part of state focus on climate change
  • Protecting our unpolluted waters
  • Ag-urban partnership to help the Minnesota River
  • Minnesota lakes and streams need a low-salt diet
  • Crookston students studying freshwater sponges in MN, some not reported before
  • U of M, MPR share "secrets" to protecting your septic system (and by extension human health and the environment)
  • MPCA holding meetings to discuss proposed water quality fee increase
  • Punxsutawney Phil says spring (and monitoring season?) will be early this year

Published: February 07, 2020

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Editor: Cathy Malakowsky, 507-206-2608

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