News/Events 2017-12-23T15:07:13+00:00

Watershed News and Events

Healthy lakes, rivers, and streams are highly valued, and many individuals and organizations have a stake in how water resources are managed.

This is reflected in a constant stream of information about water-related laws and regulations, events, hands-on activities, controversies, studies, initiatives, trends, and emerging concerns. We want watershed stakeholders to follow the ever-changing landscape of water science and stewardship with us. We share news affecting the Vermillion River Watershed in our newsletter and on our website’s calendar, news media releases, photo gallery, and news briefs. Give us your ideas on how you would like us to keep you in the loop.

Recent News

  • Make your own rain barrel

‘Make & Take’ Rain Barrel Workshop!

July 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

What's one of the simplest, high-impact ways to save water and help protect our watershed? Using a rain barrel. Lawn and garden watering typically makes up 40% of total summer household water usage, according [...]

Upcoming Events

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1:00 pm Vermillion River Watershed Joint... @ Dakota County Western Service Center
Vermillion River Watershed Joint... @ Dakota County Western Service Center
Jul 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Vermillion River Watershed Joint Powers Board (VRWJPB) is the governing body of the Vermillion River Watershed Joint Powers Organization (VRWJPO). The  VRWJPB consists of two Commissioners from Dakota County and one Commissioner from Scott County. The VRWJPB makes decisions about VRWJPO policy, budget, and […]