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MN APA Honors Carver County TH 41/CSAH 61 Improvements with Partnerships in Planning Award

The Minnesota Chapter, American Planning Association awarded the Carver County, the City of Chaska, MnDOT, and Bolton & Menk with the Partnerships in Planning Award of Excellence. The award was presented at the Minnesota APA Conference on September 27. The Partnerships in Planning category recognizes planning efforts involving partnerships between various organizations.  

Mankato's Water Treatment Backwash Reclamation Project Named APWA Project of the Year

The American Public Works Association (APWA) named the City of Mankato’s Water Treatment Backwash Reclamation Project “Project of the Year,” the highest honor in the environmental category for a project less than $5 million. The award was presented during the APWA 2017 Public Works Expo and Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida August 27-30.

The Value of Adding Landscape Architecture to Your Project

By Shannon Gapp, Landscape Designer

When thinking of landscape architecture, these words probably come to mind: landscape design, environmentally compatible, sustainable, and beautiful. These are accurate descriptions; however, the value of bringing a landscape architect into a planning, design, or construction project can be even more profound. Published in Minnesota Cities Magazine. Click here to read more. 

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