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Star Tribune | In southern Minnesota, citizen scientists take on pollution in much-used Cedar River watershed

Last summer Nancy Dolphin joined her Mower County neighbors in an unusual science experiment: They headed out every week and after every heavy rainstorm to measure E. coli bacteria in the nearby Cedar River and its tributaries.

Mentioned: a McKnight Foundation grant funded a water testing project where 4-H kids learned how to take water samples and grow bacteria in a lab dish.

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Topic: Mississippi River

June 2018