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Mississippi River Critical Area

Minneapolis Critical Area Ordinance Workshop

Minneapolis is about to adopt a new Mississippi River Corridor Critical Area (MRCCA) ordinance. This is an exciting milestone that will bring new development standards and environmental protections to our city’s riverfront.

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Minnesota US

Metro communities begin adopting new river protections

Metro-area cities and townships are beginning to adopt new baseline riverfront protections. Is your city is on the list of communities writing their ordinances this fall? Find out how you can shape river rules based on your community's values and priorities. One example: Minneapolis might require bird-safe measures for new riverfront construction, since migrating songbirds are especially vulnerable to collisions in cities on the Mississippi flyway.  >>

September 2

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