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The LMRWD works together with our communities to protect, improve, and educate about our valuable water resources that are important habitats for our native plant and fish species as well as provide recreational opportunities and commercial barge navigation.

  • 80Square mile boundary
  • 9Lakes, rivers, & streams
  • 14Communities
  • 5Metro counties

What resources are in LMRWD?

Calcareous fens
Trout streams
Floodplain forests & wetlands
Mesic prairies
Federally-listed endangered
State-listed endangered species
Culturally Significant Resources
MN River Valley Wildlife & Recreation Area