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Ruth Murphy Brings a Lifetime of Community Building to the Mississippi River Green Team

For more than 10 years, Ruth Murphy has played the role of unofficial godmother to a group of Minneapolis teens. She helps them get to work on time, brings them treats, and makes sure they drink enough water. She knows each one of them individually — and their families too. And when they see Ruth...

First-person view from a Paddle Share kayak, with downtown Minneapolis in the background.
June 26, 2018

Four Fun Ways to Experience the Mississippi River this Summer

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The MWMO's green roof in September 2016.
May 30, 2018

Green Roofs and the Art of Gardening in Unconventional Spaces

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Scraping vegetable scraps into a compost pile.
April 20, 2018

Four Practical and Creative Ways to Become More Earth-Friendly

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Buyers at a plant sale.
March 26, 2018

Gear up for spring with native plant sales, workshops, cleanup events and more

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Screen shot from the "Watershed" music video.
February 15, 2018

Everything you need to know about chloride pollution, in the form of a music video

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Project partners at Hall's Island.
December 28, 2017

Great partnerships made 2017 a successful year for the MWMO

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Master Water Stewards standing next to cistern.
November 14, 2017

Friends Turn Stormwater Problem Into a Cistern Solution

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Master Water Stewards and community volunteers stenciling a stormdrain.
September 25, 2017

Master Water Stewards program develops community leaders for clean water

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An aerial view of flooding in Port Arthur, Texas, on August 31, 2017.
September 12, 2017

After Hurricane Harvey, time to plan for a changing climate?

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