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What's happening

There is always something happening in the watershed. Our event calendar, blog, and project pages are here to help you stay up-to-date. What's more, in 2019 we'll be hosting a series of special events and activities to help you explore your watershed. Click the logo on the right to read all about it. Want more?  Subscribe to our newsletter.

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Upcoming Events


A water sample with zebra mussel larvae led to follow-up searches and confirmation of zebra mussels in Lotus Lake, located in the City of Chanhassen in Carver County.
Date posted: 10/31/2019
We want to see the district through your eyes! We are looking for photos from all seasons, featuring lakes, streams, recreation, wildlife, plants, or anything else outdoors that catches your eye. Winners will have their photos printed in RPBCWD 2020 Calendar, highlighted at, shared on our social media accounts, and more! The RPBCWD photo contest will close on October 18th, 2019.
Date posted: 10/14/2019
The comment period is now open for proposed revisions to the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District's regulatory requirements. In the past several months, Riley-Purgatory-Bluff Creek Watershed District has drafted revisions to its rules, based on input from a variety of stakeholders.
Date posted: 9/6/2019

Featured projects

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