“Lake Stories” Project Survey and Clean Water Ideas Results

The “Lake Stories” Project gave staff from the Cannon River Watershed Partnership (CRWP), the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), and the University of Minnesota Center for Changing Landscapes the opportunity to interview residents of two sub-watersheds in southeastern Minnesota to learn about the strengths and challenges they see in their communities and in the lakes […]

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Water Matters Banners funded by Xcel Energy Foundation

In the next few months, you’ll probably see our “Water Matters” Clean Water Education Banners at your local library, church, business, or community center. The development and printing of these four 33″x 80″ pop-up banners was funded by the Xcel Energy Foundation. CRWP staff, working with local farmers, SWCD staff, MPCA staff, and Minnesota Extension […]

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Tenth Annual Watershed Wide Clean-Up

Join your friends and neighbors in cleaning up our area lakes, streams and rivers on Saturday September 15th at 9:00am in most locations. Sign up here- see you down by the riverside!

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New Beginning in Frontenac

By: Hailey Gorman, Northern Community Facilitator¬† August 8th, 2018 A meeting was held on Thursday, July 19th in Florence Town Hall to gauge the interest of residents in beginning a community sewer project. Of the nineteen residents in attendance, sixteen expressed interest in moving forward with a project. With this encouragement Goodhue County and CRWP […]

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Rochester Post Bulletin Article, July 2018

By: Hailey Gorman, Northern Community Facilitator¬† August 7th, 2018 Sheila Craig has been the driving force behind numerous community sewage projects in Southeast Minnesota for fifteen years. Craig uses her University of Minnesota Extension Educator background to bring communities together and solve septic issues. Noncompliant septic systems are common in older, often rural, communities not […]

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