This interactive, multi-media Story Map illustrates the disappearing legacy of Lake Pepin. It allows users to visualize county and watershed-level data in the Minnesota River Basin (MRB) while incorporating videos and narrative to help interpret data in the context of Lake Pepin. It follows the entire story from its problem, human drivers, mitigation efforts, and barriers keeping us from achieving  water quality goals. 

Use the application below or expand for fullscreen viewing by clicking here.

If you don't have a strong internet connection or prefer reading simple text, browse here: Problem, Driving Forces, & Solutions.

For the insatiable learner interested in policy, check out these links: The Clean Water Act, TMDLs, MN Legislation.