Mississippi Watershed Management Organization Seeks Your Input

June 16, 2005 - The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (www.mwmo.org/) is asking for your ideas and input in developing a Watershed Education Program. The MWMO is an agency that manages the surface and ground water resources in the Village of Saint Anthony, Lauderdale and parts of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.

You can help by filling out a survey and returning it to MWMO as soon as possible. Download the survey with this link: http://www.mwmo.org/Ed Svy.doc

Please return the survey by email to MWMO's Education Outreach Coordinator Jenny Winkelman at jwinkelman@mwmo.org, or you can mail it to:

Jenny Winkelman
2520 Larpenteur Ave W
Lauderdale, MN 55113

The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization is one of about three dozen watershed organizations in the Twin Cities Metropolitan area. It's boundaries include the Mississippi River as it runs through Minneapolis, as well as the land that drains to the River. The MWMO contains portions of the cities of Lauderdale, Minneapolis, St. Anthony, and St. Paul. The final member of the MWMO is the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board.
To find out more about the MWMO, click on the links to the left.

If you would like to learn more about the MWMO, or find out if you live within the boundaries of the watershed by downloading a map at www.mwmo.org/.

Mission of the MWMO:

The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) is an organization dedicated to improving the quality of water and the quality of life in the Mississippi Watershed.

The MWMO will provide for the long-term management of its water and associated land resources through the development and implementation of projects, programs, and policies that respect ecosystem principles and reflect changing community values. The MWMO will assist and cooperate with member cities, other units of government, non-profit agencies, and a variety of groups in managing its water resources to achieve this vision.



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