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Current Conditions
Sand Hill River near Climax, Minnesota

(Source: USGS and NWS)

USGS web site

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Highlighted Events

First Tuesday of every month - Board of Managers Meeting. Click here to view our minutes.

Second Tuesday of every month - Project Team Meeting. Click here to view the project team minutes.

Third Tuesday of every month - RRWMB Meeting.

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Located in the center of the Red River Watershed in Northwest Minnesota, the Sand Hill River Watershed is one of the 10 major watershed in the Red River Basin.

As you navigate our website, you will find valuable resources such as our monthly minutes, riverwatch data, project team agendas or just simply download a ditching permit. We encourage you to sign up for our free mailing list where you can receive a notice that our monthly minutes have been posted. This website has been carefully organized to suit your needs; the information you are searching for can be easiliy found using the menu bar located above.

Upcoming Events!

Ditch 80 Information Meeting
December 1, 2015
10:30 AM

SHAC Meeting:
Thursday, December 3, 2015 Erickson’s Smokehouse
Fertile, MN
8 AM

2015 MAWD
Dec 3 - 4, 2015: Alexandria, MN

Red River Basin Land & Water
International Summit Conference

January 19-21, 2016 
Alerus Center, Grand Forks, ND

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The Sand Hill River:
Big project, small watershed