Monday, March 19, 2018

Join us for the Minnesota River Congress Action Board Meeting, March 27, 2018

Minnesota River Congress Participants, past, present and future,  Here is the agenda for the next Action Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday March 27th at 1 PM in Henderson MN at the Community Center.  All are welcome and encouraged to attend.  Feel free to forward to any and all watershed residents. 

The Minnesota River Congress Action Board
Full Board Meeting Tuesday March 27th, 2018 at 1 PM to 3:30 PM
Henderson Community Center, Henderson MN

      Brief Introductions 

1.     Presentation from OneBluWorld on cooperative media and marketing campaign.

2.     Web Site update

3.     Presentation from Mark Dittrich/Scott Sparlin on potential pilot project/initiative associated with /Streams Flow Control/Soil Organic Matter resolutions.

4.     Review and discussion follow-up on strategies and actions for fund raising, as well as potential and existing sources for actual and pledged hard revenue FY 2018-19.  Firm up realistic actions.  Support documents provided

5.     10th Minnesota River Congress, Mankato on Thursday May 17th at the Kato Ballroom.  Components, Agenda from Action Board recommendations.

6.     Spirit of Water “The way forward” event status/discussion

7.     Adjourn

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Get involved: Join the Action Board!

Minnesota River Congress, past participants and other interested individuals and organizations.

We are seeking representatives to fill vacancies on our Action Board. If you or someone you may know are moved to participate in at least 3 face to face meetings over the course of the next year beginning in 2018, we encourage you to apply now if you fall into one of the open categories listed below.  It is a 2 year commitment and we will be accepting applications up to the next full congress session scheduled for November 16th, 2017.

One Agriculture Representative
One Local Government​ Representative (includes SWCD supervisors)​
One Business Representative
One Recreational User
Watonwan River Watershed
Minnesota River Headwaters Watershed
Pomme de Terre Watershed
Hawk Creek Watershed
Native American Communities (2) 

If interested, contact Scott Sparlin (

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Minnesota River Action Board Meeting on August 30

Minnesota River Congress past and future participants,

The next Minnesota River Congress Action Board meeting welcomes all past participants and those that have not participated and would like to going forward.

Our next full Action Board meeting will be held in Henderson MN at the Community Center on Wednesday August 30th at 1 PM.

 An agenda will be sent out next week and it will include time for input from attendees.  We will be discussing specific needed actions as well as our next full Minnesota River Congress session scheduled for Thursday November 16th 2017