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Spring newsletter

Apr 8, 2019, 2:58 PM

We are glad that spring is finally here, and are gearing up for an exciting season. Read more about what's in store, and make sure to follow our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts (@rpbcwd on each) for more updates on programs, projects, and other watershed information.

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District to Host "Smart Salting" certification trainings in 2019

Feb 5, 2019, 7:27 PM

Learn efficient practices to save money, time, and the environment. All trainings are free and lunch is provided.

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Celebrating 50 years of caring for clean water

Jan 25, 2019, 10:00 AM

RPBCWD is turning 50 in 2019, and we are going to celebrate for a whole year! We are launching a series of events designed to help you discover something new about the lakes, creeks, and wetlands in your community. Come explore with us!

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RFPs for Legal, Accounting, Auditing, and Consulting Engineering Services

Jan 10, 2019, 9:37 AM

The District is requesting proposals for Legal Services, Accounting Services, and Auditing Services, and Requests for Qualifications for Consulting Engineering Services. All proposals must be submitted by Friday, March 1st, 2019.

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Year in review: 2018 Annual Communication

Jan 2, 2019, 11:12 AM

Each year the watershed district creates an annual communication. This publication contains general watershed district information, highlights from the year, and ways that the community can engage in the district’s work. Read more to find out what we've been up to in 2018, and what's in store for 2019.

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District Hosting Zebra Mussel Information Session

Nov 14, 2018, 11:36 AM

Zebra mussels, an aquatic invasive species (AIS), were recently discovered in Lake Riley. On December 12th, join staff from the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and other local agencies to learn more. We’ll answer your questions and discuss: the zebra mussel infestation on Lake Riley,…

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Zebra mussels found in Lake Riley

Oct 29, 2018, 9:40 AM

Last week, a lake service provider notified the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) that they had found zebra mussels on several docks on Lake Riley. This is the first documented infestation within the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District. Please help us prevent the spread by using best practices: clean, drain, dry.

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Email newsletter

In addition to catching news stories here, you can also subscribe to our email newsletter. Posted bi-monthly, it is a great way to stay up-to-date on watershed news and events. Sign-up using the link at the bottom of the page, and read past newsletters below.