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Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training

The UMVRDC was happy to host Michelle and CJ from The Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota (BikeMN) on Wednesday, October 29th. BikeMN brought their recent Walk! Bike! Fun!curriculum to Appleton to train educators and officers from across the five county region about teaching pedestrian and bicycle safety to children….Click here for full article.

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What's New at UMVRDC

NOW HIRING: Assistant Finance Director

January 19th, 2015

Assistant Finance Director Challenging position in well-established, quality organization. Enjoy a professional, dynamic and creative culture, flexible work environment,  exceptional benefits (Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, Flex Spending, employer funded HSA, Vacation, Sick, Paid Holidays, PERA and other retirement options) and career growth opportunities! The Upper Minnesota Valley Regional Development Commission (UMVRDC) is looking for an […]

MnDOT’s Statewide Bicycle System Plan

January 15th, 2015

MnDOT is developing a Statewide Bicycle System Plan to identify a statewide system of bicycle routes, improve existing facilities and refine its bicycle planning process. After a great turnout for our first round of public outreach meetings last spring (Results can be found here:, our second round of meetings are scheduled for you to […]

Aquatic Invaders Summit

January 15th, 2015

Aquatic Invaders Summit This two day-event, Jan. 20-21, at the River’s Edge Convention Center, St. Cloud, Minn.,  will bring in national leaders to provide on-the-ground applied science and actions that can be used to lower the risk of aquatic invasive species spread. View the 5 Eyewitness News story (December 2014). Minnesota local units of government and […]