Lower Minnesota River

Where the Untamed Hand of Nature Fits a Civilized Glove

Winckler, Suzanne
Examining the Minnesota Valley national Wildlife Refuge, a 7,000-acre protected area along the lower Minnesota River, this article provides information on events surrounding the 1976 formation of this urban refuge. Management challenges such as the preservation of fens and the control of mosquitoes are also discussed.

Lower Minnesota River Study 1963-1964: Report on the Investigation of the Lower Minnesota River and Tributaries from Carver Rapids to the Mouth.

Minnesota Department of Health - Division of Environmental Health, Section of Water Pollution Control
This investigation of the lower Minnesota River and its tributaries form Carver Rapids to the Mississippi River was conducted for use in planning, and to provide the basis for classification and adoption of water quality standards.
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