The Flute Reed
is awarded the
2008 Minnesota Waters Citizen Monitoring Program of the Year!
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The Flute Reed Watershed Partnership is a grassroots watershed group in Hovland, MN.
We are all volunteers in this non-regulatory effort. Our goal is to educate ourselves and our community
about the river’s ecosystem and to positively influence its environment.
Why the Partnership name? We want to partner with our neighbors and fellow stakeholders to accomplish the goal above.
We also want to partner with county, state and federal agencies, higher education institutions, other citizen groups and
anyone else who can help with support and assistance toward this goal.
Our mission is to foster stewardship within the community, to maintain, restore and enhance the watershed health of the Flute Reed River.
July 2013: Construction is starting on our big GLRI stream bank stabilization projects, pending the river flow going down.
You'll see a lot of activity and big equipment around the river the next two months.
View the press release.
February 2014: The video on our GLRI projects on the Flute Reed last year is ready. Videography by Carl Hansen.
June 2013: Flute Reed Restoration: The Lake Superior Project is funded in part by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Please join the Flute Reed Partnership!
It's only $10/year, $25/3 years, or $40/5 years
and is tax deductible!!
Thursday, August 1, 2013, 6:30 pm
Hovland Town Hall
Our annual meeting is scheduled for 6:30pm on Thurs, August 1 at the Hovland Town Hall.
Immediately following at 7 is a community meeting on our big GLRI projects.
Kerrie from SWCD and Dave Stark, our FRP consultant, are giving a presentation explaining on these projects,
followed by a tour of two of the construction sites. Mark your calendars.
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Thursday, July 28, 2011
5:00-6:30 pm at the Hovland Town Hall
We will have a special talk by Paul Sandstrom on "Has
the Flute Reed always run brown?". Paul is with the National Resources
Conservation Service in Duluth, part of the US Dept of Agriculture, has
fished the Flute Reed many times and has decades of experience with North
Shore streams. "The Flute Reed has always been brown" is a comment we often hear.
Come find out if it's true. This is a fascinating history of our rivers up here.
We will also have refreshments and an update of our activities over the last
year, especially pertaining to our GLRI grant.
See the agenda.
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|July 5, 2011
|January 20, 2011
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Minutes from previous meetings
|August 11, 2009 ||Minutes|
|July 11, 2009||Minutes|
|April 27, 2009||Minutes|
|November 3, 2008||Minutes|
|September 22, 2008||Minutes|
|August 25, 2008||Minutes|
|July 28, 2008||Minutes|
|June 30 , 2008||Minutes|
|March 24, 2008||Minutes|
|February 27, 2008||Minutes|
|January 28, 2008||Minutes|
|October 29, 2007||Minutes|
|September 24, 2007||Minutes|
2009 Star Grant final report
Flute Reed River Watershed Monitoring Plan (2008 - 2010)
Flute Reed Watershed Guide (April 2007 Draft)