Coalition for a Clean Minnesota River (CCMR)

SEEK Updated
10/12/2015
Resource Types: 
Organization
Performance/Art
Program
Speaker
Abstract: 

The CCMR serves as a unifying advocacy and action oriented organization open to all citizens groups, businesses, faith communities, youth organizations, families and individuals who are interested in improving surface water quality in the Minnesota River Watershed.

CCMR serves as a catalyst, advocate, coordinator and supporter of the following activities/programs and actions:

  • Storm sewer runoff education and awareness programs
  • River bank and curb side organic debris clean up
  • School educational river presentations
  • Water quality monitoring program access
  • River and water quality related legislative initiatives
  • Riverblast, along with river related special events and banquets
  • River basin media coverage
  • I Love the Minnesota River musical educational program for all ages and schools
  • Link to Minnesota River Basin Data Center
  • Various restoration projects
  • On the water river experiences
  • Minnesota River Watershed wide communications network access and interaction opportunities
  • Monitor and work with numerous agencies on government initiatives which are water quality related
  • Operation of the Regional River History and Information Center in New Ulm at Riverside Park.

    Two Primary Programs Offered by CCMR:

  • I Love the Minnesota River - is an environmental education program that teaches individuals about the river through the use of music. This program is offered by Scott Sparlin once per year.
  • River Rangers - This is a local program that teaches students (age 8-16) about the natural world. The program is led by Ron Bolduan. Geographical limitations apply.

    Contact:
    Ron Bolduan for River Rangers Program - 507-766-5770

    Scott Sparlin for I Love the Minnesota River Program and all other CCMR inquiries - 507-276-2280, yasure@lycos.com

  • Topic Areas: 
    Rivers
    Target Audience: 
    All
    Geographic Location: 
    Central
    Southwest
    All Minnesota
    Fee: 
    No
    Library loan: 
    No
    Is training required?: 
    No
    Seasonal: 
    No
    Contact(s) or order information.: 

    <b>CCMR</b>
    P.O. Box 488
    New Ulm, MN 56073

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