Working in agricultural watersheds

Building partners for greater stewardship

2012 Great River Greening accomplishments with your support Thanks to our friends and supporters, in 2012, Greening increased the scope of our impact, achieving more diverse conservation results and expanding our geography. Our conservation programs demonstrate our growing leadership in conservation partnerships throughout the greater Twin Cities and beyond. Thank you! 1,800 Greening partners and …read more →

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MPCA Award Helps Launch Seven Mile Creek Program

(April 08, 2012) Nicollet Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) and Great River Greening are recipients of a $265,000 grant from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) to enhance water quality within Seven Mile Creek in southern Minnesota. The grant will enable Great River Greening to place a full-time employee with the SWCD to engage …read more →

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Focus on: Seven Mile Creek – Campaign for Forests and Freshwaters

With your help, Great River Greening has an opportunity to make a significant impact on the water quality of Seven Mile Creek located between Mankato and St. Peter, in Nicollet County. It is a minor watershed of the Minnesota River Basin. Seven Mile Creek boasts impressive sandstone bluffs through a beautiful, deep forested valley with …read more →

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A Bush Foundation Innovation grant supports community-led project for improving water quality

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Seven Mile Creek Watershed to benefit from $1.7 million grant

Saint Peter Herald, Wednesday, December 31, 2014
By DANA MELIUS dmelius@stpeterherald.com
The Seven Mile Creek Watershed expects to be the primary beneficiary from the $1.7 million grant recently awarded to the Nicollet County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD)

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Volunteer program extends to Minnesota River

In fall 2015, Great River Greening brought its volunteer program to work on the Minnesota River, through the Seven Mile Creek Watershed Partnership.

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Community-based restoration: Volunteers work to clean Seven Mile Creek Watershed

St. Peter Herald:
10/30/15
Community-based restoration: Volunteers work to clean Seven Mile Creek Watershed.

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Advancing our work in agricultural watersheds

Great River Greening recently advanced our efforts to restore land and water in rural Minnesota, first, by bringing our successful community program to the Seven Mile Creek Watershed, then, by expanding to other watersheds and developing an Agricultural Watersheds Advisory Committee. Our work in agricultural watersheds is led by the vision that local solutions promise the greatest …read more →

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Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council recommendations

SCTIMES
11/ 17/15
Anoka Sand Plain habitat conservation, Great River Greening, $1.2 million for Phase 4 of habitat enhancement and restoration of 917 acres including land in Sherburne, Morrison and Todd counties. Affected sites include two state WMA’s, a state forest, two Scientific and Natural Areas, a national wildlife refuge and four regional projects.

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Video – Seven Mile Creek restoration

  October 2015: Great River Greening recently advanced our efforts to restore land and water in rural Minnesota, first, by bringing our successful community program to the Seven Mile Creek Watershed, then, by expanding to other watersheds and developing an Agricultural Watersheds Advisory Committee. This fall, more than 80 volunteers spent two days on farms …read more →

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