Brian Peterson, Star Tribune

Minnesota river restoration project showing big results in a short time

What happens when you make an investment in a river with poor water quality, recurring algae blooms, and a history corrupted by human interests? North of Minneapolis they’ve been running just such an experiment, and the early going, the results are remarkable.

Check the story linked below on the restoration of Rice Creek from the Star Tribune; it highlights a number of points in common with challenges we face locally on the Souris River. It also points to the progress that can be quickly made with thoughtful investment.

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Tori J. McCormick , Star Tribune

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Josh Wolsky

Alderman for Minot, Editor and Publisher of TheMinotVoice, Developer of the #ForMinot Network,  Co-Host of #GoodTalk Minot, Advocate and Friend of the Souris River, and clearly -- all things #MakeMinot.

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