Our mission is to work with residents of Southeast Minnesota to create and sustain healthy ecosystems, strong local economies and vibrant, self-reliant communities. Learn a bit about our projects via the links below and about our scholarships and sponsorships here. Read more about the region.
Lake Pepin video selected for six film festivals!
Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance’s (LPLA) video "We Live in the Lake” has been selected for the Miami Fest/Best Shorts Worldwide Festival, the Cinema Verde Film Festival, 2017 Benicia Film Festival in California, the Wildlife Conservation Film Festival, semi-finalist for the Green Earth Festival and won the Music Video Competition of the Seven Summits Awards at the Mountain Film Festival. Created with the help of Communications Studies Professor Mark Pedelty and support from Southeast RSDP, the video raises awareness of the sedimentation of Lake Pepin and what can be done. Learn the story behind the video in a recent Happenings newsletter and learn more about the project here.