Meeting will talk about Chippewa River watershedThe Chippewa River Watershed Project (CRWP) is hosting its annual meeting on Thursday, March 25 at the Starbuck Community Center.
The Chippewa River Watershed Project (CRWP) is hosting its annual meeting on Thursday, March 25 at the Starbuck Community Center.
Registration and a social gathering starts at 5 p.m., the meal at 6 p.m. and a program at 7 p.m. During the social gathering, displays will be set up for guests to enjoy.
The program will feature CRWP updates, the 2009 water quality monitoring results and Mike Davis of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on the Wonderful World of Mussels.
Davis is a lead for the Minnesota Statewide Mussel Survey and has years of experience working with and monitoring this rarely seen and understood native species. Mussels serve a unique function in a river ecosystem and play a role in the health of the Chippewa River Watershed.
Portions of eight counties make up the Chippewa River watershed including: Otter Tail, Grant, Stevens, Douglas, Pope, Swift, Kandiyohi and Chippewa.
The Chippewa River Watershed Project annual meeting offers an opportunity to learn more about the watershed and get updates on the work that has been done through the CRWP and its partners in the past year.
Everyone is invited to attend this public event. Meals are free with pre-registration. Reservations are requested by Tuesday, March 23. Call (320) 269-2139, extension 120 or e-mail jennifer.hoffman
@charterinternet.com to register. More information on this event can be found at www.chippewariver.com.