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25BY25 - Buffers Protect Water

FARMING AND LAND PRACTICES THAT PROTECT WATER

A BUFFER OF PERENNIAL VEGETATION ALONG LAKES, STREAMS AND DITCHES HELPS PREVENT WATER POLLUTION. BUFFERS FILTER OUT PHOSPHORUS, NITROGEN AND SEDIMENT BEFORE IT CAN REACH LOCAL WATERS – OUR NATURAL RESOURCE.

25BY25 Community Water Meeting (Aug. 29, 2017)

COMMUNITY WATER MEETING – 7PM AUG. 29, 2017 AT ANOKA-RAMSEY

WHAT ARE CLEAN LAKES AND SAFE DRINKING WATER WORTH TO YOU? GOVERNOR DAYTON WANTS TO HEAR FROM ANOKA COUNTY RESIDENTS ABOUT OUR GOALS AND ACTIONS FOR CLEAN WATER. TO PRESERVE OUR WATER RESOURCES – COMMUNITIES, RESIDENTS, PROPERTY OWNERS AND BUSINESSES MUST DO THEIR PART.

Bunker Stampede 2017 (slide-logo)

GET READY FOR THE STAMPEDE!! – REGISTER BY AUG 20 FOR RACE SHIRT

FUNDS RAISED FROM THE STAMPEDE WILL HELP SEND A KID TO SUMMER CAMP. KIDS 1/4 MILE FUN RUN FOLLOWS THE 5K RACE. PROFESSIONAL TIMING, NEW STAMPEDE SWAG AND A RACE T-SHIRT IS GUARANTEED TO 5K RACERS WHO REGISTER BY AUGUST 20TH. CHECK THE UPCOMING EVENTS CALENDAR FOR DETAILS.

Lino Lakes Blue Heron Days (slide)

LINO LAKE BLUE HERON DAYS (AUGUST 18-20, 2017)

LINO LAKES CELEBRATES BLUE HERON DAYS. LINO HAS THE SECOND LARGEST BLUE HERON ROOKERY IN THE STATE. HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE A PARADE AT 11AM ON SATURDAY, A STREET DANCE, MEDALLION HUNT, HORSESHOES AND FAMILY PICNIC, PETTING ZOO AND CORONATION OF THE NEXT MS. LINO LAKES.

Its Your Well Water - Test It

TEST THE SAFETY OF YOUR HOME WELL WATER FOR ARSENIC

OVER 8% OF ANOKA COUNTY HOME WELLS HAVE BEEN FOUND TO CONTAIN ARSENIC ABOVE THE SAFE DRINKING WATER STANDARD. DO YOU KNOW THE ARSENIC CONCENTRATION IN YOUR PRIVATE WELL? CALL ANOKA COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES TO GET A TESTING KIT 763-422-7063

Anoka County Well & Septic Loan Program

LOANS AVAILABLE FOR WELL AND SEPTIC FIX-UPS – CALL 763-323-5682

ANOKA COUNTY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT HAS LOW-INTEREST LOANS TO REPAIR OR REPLACE SEPTIC SYSTEMS AND PRIVATE WELLS (PROTECTING WATER QUALITY). CALL FOR MORE INFORMATION. *SEALING ABANDONED WELLS QUALIFIES FOR A LOAN.

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WHY WAIT FOR EARTH DAY? | ADOPT-A-POND OR STORM DRAIN TODAY

IF YOU PICK UP TRASH WHILE ON A WALK – CONSIDER ADOPTING A POND OR STORM DRAIN. COMMUNITIES HAVE PLANS TO PREVENT POLLUTION FROM DAMAGING LOCAL WATERS. CONTACT YOUR CITY PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT -OR- WATERSHED MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Minnesota Master Naturalist Program promotes awareness, understanding, and stewardship of our natural environment by developing a corps of well-informed citizens dedicated to conservation education and service within their communities.

PROMOTING STEWARDSHIP OF OUR NATURAL ENVIRONMENT

MINNESOTA MASTER NATURALISTS PROMOTE STEWARDSHIP THROUGH WELL-INFORMED CITIZENS DEDICATED TO EDUCATION AND SERVICE WITHIN THEIR COMMUNITY. ADULTS WHO ENJOY LEARNING AND SHARING KNOWLEDGE WITH OTHERS CAN BE A MASTER NATURALIST.  CALL FOR MORE INFORMATION (888-241-4532).

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TYPO & MARTIN LAKE ROUGH FISH BARRIERS

FOUR NEW CARP BARRIERS – IN AND AROUND TYPO AND MARTIN LAKES – WERE DEDICATED IN OCTOBER. THE SUNRISE RIVER WATERSHED MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION LEAD THE PROJECT TO PRESERVE LAKE QUALITY AND NATURAL RESOURCES. FUNDING FOR THE PROJECT WAS PROVIDED BY THE MINNESOTA CLEAN LAND & WATER LEGACY PROGRAM.

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DO YOU KNOW YOUR ARSENIC NUMBER? CALL 763-422-7063 TO FIND OUT

ARSENIC IS BEING DISCOVERED AT UNSAFE LEVELS IN  1-IN-5 PRIVATE WATER WELLS. IN ANOKA COUNTY IT’S ABOUT 1-IN-10. CONTACT ANOKA COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH (763-422-7063) TO LEARN HOW TO TEST YOUR WELL FOR ARSENIC.

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