Working to protect the Mississippi River and its watershed in the Twin Cities area

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Cost-Share Programs

Grants and funding for the installation of raingardens, native gardens, permeable pavers, and other stormwater management practices are often available through watershed districts, management organizations, and conservation districts.


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Here are a few:

Capitol Region Watershed District
Includes portions of Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Maplewood, Roseville and
St. Paul

Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District
Includes eastern Twin Cities metro.

Mississippi Watershed Management Organization
Includes portions of Minneapolis, St. Paul, the City of St. Anthony Village
and Lauderdale.

Scott County Soil and Water Conservation District

Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District



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