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Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District Approved as GreenCorp Host Site - Applications Open Through June 16

May 9, 2022, 3:27 PM

The Minnesota GreenCorps program, coordinated by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, aims to preserve and protect Minnesota’s environment while training a new generation of environmental professionals. RPBCWD will host a GreenCorp member for the 2022-2023 Program Year.

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Wetland Inventory Assessment Notice

May 3, 2022, 3:00 PM

This spring/summer, we will be conducting a study to survey the health of wetlands within the District in Minnetonka, Shorewood and Deephaven. You may see staff members in your neighborhood.

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Hennepin County Seeking Applicants for 2 Open Seats on RPBCWD Board of Managers

Apr 29, 2022, 10:23 AM

The five-member Board of Managers governs the work of the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District, and is made up of 4 representatives appointed by Hennepin County and 1 by Carver County. We are currently accepting applications for 2 appointments by Hennepin County.

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2021 District Reports Now Available

Apr 26, 2022, 2:00 PM

The 2021 Annual Report, Water Resources Report, and Lake Fact Sheets are now available! Catch up with the state of the watershed district in 2021.

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Join us for a Shallow Lakes Webinar

Mar 31, 2022, 8:55 AM

Learn more about shallow lakes and their functions and values with Joe Bischoff, a Senior Aquatic Ecologist and Certified Lake Manger with Barr Engineering Co.

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District Opens Applications for District Administrator

Mar 24, 2022, 3:04 PM

The Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District has opened applications for the District Administrator position. Applications are due April 21st.

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District Seeking Summer Water Quality Interns

Mar 1, 2022, 3:19 PM

The District is looking for up to 3 seasonal interns to assist our Water Quality department with the operation and maintenance of a watershed wide monitoring program for lakes and streams.

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