About 70 people – representatives of lake and creek groups, citizens, business owners, and water resource professionals — packed into a conference room Nov. 7 at the Eisenhower Community Center in Hopkins to hear about and discuss the latest important water resource issues and to network with like-minded folks. The event, the Metro Water Summit, was sponsored by the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District and organized by the Freshwater Society.
View slides from a presentation by Dan Petrik of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on the DNR’s continuing effort to revise shoreland development standards. View slides Rachel Crabb from the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board used in a panel discussion of aquatic invasive species. View slides presented by Tony Brough from Hennepin county on invasive species prevention efforts at the boat ramp on Lake Minnetonka’s North Arm.