Notice of Open Water on Rice Marsh Lake
RPBCWD will be operating an aeration system on Rice Marsh Lake from December 1, 2021 until May 1st, 2022, that will result in open water. Anyone on the lake should be aware of the danger of open water and thin ice around the aeration system.
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Gravel Bed Saplings Available
The gravel beds outside our office have been hard at work growing over 100 trees and shrubs, and we want to give them to you! Planting trees on your property provides a full range of ecosystem services, and are an excellent way to minimize stormwater runoff.
Requests for Proposals *Updated
The Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District has opened requests for proposals for the services posted here.
Lakeshore Management Webinar Now on YouTube
Check out the full webinar on YouTube now! RPBCWD and experts from the MN Department of Natural Resources and Stearns County Soil and Water Conservation District join up for an evening of learning about how to best care for lakeshores. We will learn about why healthy lakeshores are important, what best management practices are, and how to choose…
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Applications to join the RPBCWD are now open! Apply today to join this engaged group of community representatives and stewards!
Rice Marsh Lake Aeration
The Riley-Purgatory-Bluff Creek Watershed District will be operating an aeration system on Rice Marsh Lake from December 1, 2020 until May 1st, 2021 that will result in open water. Anyone on the lake should be aware of the danger of open water and thin ice around the aeration system. This aeration system is necessary to prevent winter fish kill in…
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