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May 30, 2024, 10:43 AM
The EP Local News shared a recent photo gallery of an Arbor Day celebration where Lower Minnesota River Watershed District (LMRWD) exhibited. The LMRWD enjoys engaging with the community at local events where we can connect with the public on ways to appreciate and protect our natural resources. Read more about the event and see photos at: https://www.eplocalnews.org/2024/04/30/photo-gallery-eden-prairie-celebrates-arbor-day/
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Apr 30, 2024, 10:10 AM
Available Today! The Lower Minnesota River Watershed District (LMRWD) released its 2023 Annual Report, filled with progress updates on our work to protect, improve, and maintain critical natural resources. Learn more about the people, projects, and programs that make the watershed unique. The full report is available at: https://tinyurl.com/5t37nnsz.
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Apr 24, 2024, 1:27 PM
The Minnesota River was a working river during World War II and played a pivotal role in transferring supplies to United States troops in the Pacific Theater. Check out this recent KSTP news story to discover the unique history of Port Cargill in Savage, MN: https://kstp.com/special-coverage/minnesota-live/history-of-port-cargill/
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Mar 28, 2024, 6:07 PM
Calcareous fens are extremely unique and rare wetlands that are home to a variety of plants. With only hundreds in known existence around the world, the Lower Minnesota River Watershed District is lucky to be home to six fens, including Seminary Fen. You can help protect this priceless resource by working with a team to remove buckthorn, an invasive species that threatens the growth and health of native plants on Sunday, April 14th (8am-12pm). Hosted by the Minnesota Native Plant Society, volunteers will cut and treat the buckthorn and stack the cuttings. Tools and instructions will be available on-site. Learn more about how to participate and register.
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Mar 23, 2024, 6:58 PM
The Lower Minnesota River Watershed District Board of Managers' personnel committee will conduct a workshop Tuesday, March 26, 2024 at the Savage Public Library, 13090 Alabama Ave. Savage, MN 55378, beginning at 12:30 pm.  The purpose of the meeting is to develop a rubric to be used when interviewing professional service providers for legal counsel and education & outreach services.
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