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Public Hearing on the New Water Plan

Posted on June 15, 2016
The 2017-2026 Comprehensive Water Plan is complete. A public hearing will take place at the June 22nd board me…

Water Quality Sampling and Monitoring Quality Assurance Project Plan
2015 Annual Report Now Available

2015 Annual Report Now Available

Posted on May 19, 2016
VLAWMO's Board of Directors approved VLAWMO's 2015 Annual Report for publication at it's April meeting.


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Upcoming events

Fri, Jul 08 2016 - 7:30am to 8:30am

Location: Vadnais Heights City Hall, 800 East County Road E, Vadnais Heights

The technical commission meets the second Friday of each month at 7:30am in Vadnais Heights City Hall to review and consider watershed business as well as to make recommendations to the Board for wider scope decisions.

Tue, Jul 12 2016 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

VLAWMO will be hosting a booth at the Taste of Vadnais on July 12th. Come by for information or just to say "hi!"

The Watershed Action Volunteers (WAV) are gathering to plan future volunteer opportunities. Do you have ideas on how to help our water resources? VLAWMO is interested in your input.

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Birch Lake Shoreline Update

Birch Lake Shoreline Update

Posted on June 22, 2016
Birch Lake has underwent a recent shoreline maintenance as well as a water quality sampling.

Welcoming Nick to VLAWMO

Welcoming Nick to VLAWMO

Posted on June 10, 2016
New staff member Nick Voss is excited to be coordinating Education and Outreach for VLAWMO.

New tools for water monitoring

New tools for water monitoring

Posted on June 1, 2016
VLAWMO's new automated stormwater sampler will help monitor nutrients and sediment coming into VLAWMO's chain of lakes, starting at Lake Wilkinson.

Rice Lake purple loosestrife control

Rice Lake purple loosestrife control

Posted on June 1, 2016
An update on the Rice Lake Purple Loosestrife control