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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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BWSR Seeking Public Comments to Inform Wetland Conservation Act Rulemaking

Jan 20, 2022, 4:29 PM

The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) requests public comments on potential amendments to the Chapter 8420 Rule governing the state’s Wetland Conservation Act (WCA).

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Apply to Join our Citizen Advisory Committee

Dec 28, 2021, 2:56 PM

Are you passionate about clean water? Would you like to join an active community of volunteers and environmental stewards? If you live or work in the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District (RPBCWD), consider applying to join the RPBCWD Citizen Advisory Committee!

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2022 Calendars Available for Pick-up

Dec 17, 2021, 11:35 AM

Our 2022 Calendars are now available for pickup! The calendar was populated with photos of our water resources and natural scenes from all around the District.

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Bloomington Sustainability Commission Seeking Applicants

Nov 29, 2021, 9:48 AM

Bloomington’s Sustainability Commission is seeking applicants who have experience with environmental justice, energy, transportation, solid waste, water, and more.

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Notice of Open Water on Rice Marsh Lake

Nov 17, 2021, 9:40 AM

RPBCWD will be operating an aeration system on Rice Marsh Lake from December 1, 2021 until May 1st, 2022, that will result in open water. Anyone on the lake should be aware of the danger of open water and thin ice around the aeration system.

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Become a Minnesota Water Steward

Oct 12, 2021, 11:38 AM

Do you want to help protect and improve the health of our waters? Apply to join the next group of Minnesota Water Stewards eager to make a difference for water!

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