Pick up your 2020 Calendar!
Calendars feature beautiful photos from local residents, a summary of what we were up to in 2019, and tips for how you can help protect clean water. Stop by our office at 18681 Lake Drive E, Chanhassen, to get a free calendar.
Join the Citizen's Advisory Committee
The Watershed District Board of Managers is seeking applications to its 2020 Citizens Advisory Committee. Deadline: Dec 30, 2019. 4 pm.
Evening With the Watershed, December 3rd
In 2019, the RPBCWD celebrated 50 years as a watershed district. We invited our community to "Come Explore With Us", and enjoyed exploring and celebrating local water resources alongside local residents. We snowshoed, hiked, boated, cycled, and more, throughout the whole District. Join us on December 3rd to celebrate the final weeks of our…
Zebra Mussels Found in Lotus Lake
A water sample with zebra mussel larvae led to follow-up searches and confirmation of zebra mussels in Lotus Lake, located in the City of Chanhassen in Carver County.
Photo Contest Ends Friday, October 18th
We want to see the district through your eyes! We are looking for photos from all seasons, featuring lakes, streams, recreation, wildlife, plants, or anything else outdoors that catches your eye. Winners will have their photos printed in RPBCWD 2020 Calendar, highlighted at rpbcwd.org, shared on our social media accounts, and more! The RPBCWD photo…
45-day review period for updated rules
The comment period is now open for proposed revisions to the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District's regulatory requirements. In the past several months, Riley-Purgatory-Bluff Creek Watershed District has drafted revisions to its rules, based on input from a variety of stakeholders.
Celebrating Our Community, August 28
Join us on August 28th to celebrate this community we have been part of for 50 years.
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