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Recent News

We will regularly post summaries of water resource news of interest to a variety of audiences. Skim the current posts to find items relevant to you. We’ll provide links leading to more in-depth information.

Make a splash – as a WPC Commissioner

The Vermillion River Watershed Joint Powers Board (VRWJPB) seeks applicants from Dakota County for one vacant seat on the Vermillion River Watershed Planning Commission (WPC). The WPC advises the VRWJPB about water quality and [...]

November 4th, 2020|Categories: News|

Make a splash – as a WPC Commissioner

The Vermillion River Watershed Joint Powers Board (VRWJPB) seeks applicants from Dakota County for one vacant seat on the Vermillion River Watershed Planning Commission (WPC). The WPC advises the VRWJPB about water quality and quantity [...]

February 4th, 2020|Categories: News|

Remove buckthorn and pull invasive species near the Vermillion River’s South Creek

Join other Vermillion Stewards volunteers for a buckthorn and invasive plant pull near the Vermillion River’s South Creek, a cold prairie stream in the heart of Dakota County and a major tributary of the Mississippi [...]

Experimental nitrate treatment holds promise for water quality

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 or watch the interview for information on this promising water quality [...]

March 22nd, 2018|Categories: Education, News|Tags: , , , , |