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*POETRY AT MANOMIN PARK | 10AM – 1PM, SAT., SEPT. 22, 2018

RAIN OR SHINE – FREE AND OPEN TO ALL AGES – TAKE A GUIDED NATURE WALK THROUGH MANOMIN PARK – HEAR POEMS BY ACCLAIMED POETS ROSETTA PETERS AND TERESA ORTIZ THEN FIND YOUR SPOT TO COMPOSE YOUR OWN POETRY OR CREATE A DRAWING OF YOUR OWN.

NOWTHEN HERITAGE FESTIVAL (SEPTEMBER 22, 2018)

LOCATED AT NOWTHEN MEMORIAL PARK (NOWTHEN BLVD AND VIKING BLVD). A TIME TO CELEBRATE COMMUNITY, FAMILY AND FRIENDS. THE FESTIVAL IS AN ENTIRELY VOLUNTEER RUN COMMUNITY EVENT (THE BEST KIND).

SATURDAY, SEPT. 22, 2018 – NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY

FROM OUR NEIGHBORHOOD PARKS AND BEACHES TO OUR NATIONAL PARKS – PUBLIC LANDS ARE PLACES TO VISIT, LEARN, PLAY, EXERCISE AND RELAX. OVER 30% OF AMERICA’S LAND IS PUBLIC LAND. WITH 9 SCHOOL FOREST LEARNING SITE AND 7 WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS IN ANOKA COUNTY.

POW/MIA RECOGNITION DAY | SEPTEMBER 21, 2018

POW/MIA RECOGNITION DAY IS OBSERVED ON THE THIRD FRIDAY OF SEPTEMBER. THIS IS A TIME TO REMEMBER – THOSE WHO WERE PRISONERS OF WAR (POW) – THOSE THAT REMAIN MISSING IN ACTION (MIA) THAT DIDN’T COME HOME – AND THEIR FAMILIES.

LOANS AVAILABLE FOR WELL AND SEPTIC FIX-UPS – CALL 763-324-4605

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.

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.

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.

DO YOU KNOW YOUR ARSENIC NUMBER? CALL 763-324-4260 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 (763-324-4260) TO LEARN HOW TO TEST YOUR WELL FOR ARSENIC.

WELLHEAD PROTECTION FOR SAFE DRINKING WATER

WELLHEAD PROTECTION IS A COMMUNITY EFFORT TO PREVENT WATER POLLUTION BEFORE IT CAN REACH PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY WELLS. STOPPING GROUNDWATER POLLUTION NEAR A COMMUNITY WELL PROTECTS EVERYONES DRINKING WATER. ARE YOU IN A WELLHEAD PROTECTION AREA? CALL YOUR WATER SUPPLIER FOR MORE INFORMATION.

COON CREEK WATERSHED – DEMONSTRATION & EDUCATION GRANTS

THE COON CREEK WATERSHED DISTRICT (763-755-0975, www.cooncreekwd.org) HAS MONIES TO HELP CREATE AN INFORMED PUBLIC. DEMONSTRATION GRANTS DISPLAY INNOVATIVE METHODS TO DEAL WITH STORMWATER. EDUCATION GRANTS PROVIDE MATERIALS FOR PROJECTS THAT ENGAGE RESIDENTS AND STUDENTS IN WATER QUALITY AND CONSERVATION.

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