Monday, January 05, 2009

January 20, 2009 Meeting Announcement

Be part of the process for picking the 2009 “Clean Up The Minnesota River” issue at the next Minnesota River Watershed Alliance meeting on January 20th - Tuesday evening!

We are excited about all the possibilities to improve this valuable resource and for the passage of the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment.

When: Tuesday, January 20th

Time: 6 p.m. for a social hour and food
7 p.m. the formal meeting

Where: Hutchinson Event Center - The Hutchinson Event Center is located at 1005 Highway 15 South Plaza 15 on the south edge of the city.

Your input is needed!

Join the effort to make a difference in the Minnesota River Watershed. Celebrate recent accomplishments, make friends with your watershed neighbors, engage in action planning for the future.

The Minnesota River Watershed Alliance (Watershed Alliance) is a Volunteer, Active, Action-Oriented Group of Watershed Advocates. Participation is open to Every Citizen, Landowner, Organization and Agency in the Minnesota River Watershed.

Potential “Clean Up the Minnesota River” issues for 2009:
· An event focus with nontraditional constituents,
· Produce a TV documentary on the MN River incorporating aerial photography,
· MN River Friendly Label and MN River Paddle Patch / Decal Program,
· Cross fertilization between Lake Pepin and MN River groups,
· Backyard drainage awareness campaign.

Social hour begins at 6 p.m. with food, drink and time to network with others working, living and playing in the Minnesota River Watershed. The meeting will start right at 7 o’clock and we strive to wrap up the formal discussion by 9 p.m.

We hope to see you at the January 20th meeting and are excited about the future of the Minnesota River Watershed. If you have any questions please contact Scott Kudelka at 507-389-2304 or