• Six New Rain Gardens in Fridley! Construction is complete for six rain gardens at residential lots in the Rice Creek Terrace neighborhood.
  • Benefiting the Rum River Rain Gardens - ideal in built-out neighborhoods where space is not available for stormwater ponds or other larger practices.
  • 2021 Anoka Water Almanac Water Resource Conditions of Anoka County, Minnesota
  • ACD 75th Anniversary ACD staff & supervisors planted trees at a recently completed riverbank stabilization project at the Mississippi River Community Park in the City of Anoka on November 3. The tree planting commemorates ACD's 75th Anniversary serving the residents of Anoka County.
  • Abandoned Well Sealing The ACD has been awarded grants through the CWF to help eligible landowners seal unused wells
  • ACD Comprehensive Planning The ACD is updating its 10-year Comprehensive Plan
  • Tour ACD Projects What is happening in your city?
  • Six New Rain Gardens in Fridley!
  • Benefiting the Rum River
  • 2021 Anoka Water Almanac
  • ACD 75th Anniversary
  • Abandoned Well Sealing
  • ACD Comprehensive Planning
  • Tour ACD Projects

The Oxbows of the Rum River

When allowed to wander freely, rivers flowing throughout a gently sloped landscape form a snakelike meandering path. This occurs as the fastest moving waters erode banks along the outer bends, and slower moving waters deposit sediment along the inner bends.
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Filling Ditches & Scraping Weeds

Anoka Conservation District, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, The Nature Conservancy, and the City of Andover are working together to restore natural hydrology and establish native vegetation at Pine Hills North Park in Andover.
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