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

Experimental nitrate treatment holds promise for water quality

March 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

In Castle Rock Township, an experimental wood chip-enhanced wetland nitrate treatment project could cut in half the amount of the pollutant entering a Vermillion River tributary. Read the article for information on this promising water quality treatment. [...]

Upcoming Events

Apr
26
Thu
1:00 pm Vermillion River Watershed Joint... @ Dakota County Western Service Center
Vermillion River Watershed Joint... @ Dakota County Western Service Center
Apr 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 […]
6:15 pm Landscaping for Clean Water Work... @ Eagan Civic Arena
Landscaping for Clean Water Work... @ Eagan Civic Arena
Apr 26 @ 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm
Landscaping for Clean Water Workshop @ Eagan Civic Arena | Eagan | Minnesota | United States
Create beautiful gardens to keep our waters clean! Design a native garden. Create a raingarden. Stabilize shorelines. Attend a free Landscaping for Clean Water presentation to see dozens of beautiful, inspirational and affordable garden designs using native plants and helping clean our waters. After attending you […]