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Friends Turn Stormwater Problem Into a Cistern Solution

Story and photos courtesy Clean Water Minnesota. Where once rainwater pooled on a patio, now a series of gardens flourish at the T. Rex Coffee and Cookie Café on University Ave. in St. Paul. A 1,150 gallon cistern — a giant green rain barrel — sits outside the airy “Art and...

The Spoonbridge and Cherry sculpture, surrounded by mounds of dirt.
October 21, 2016

A Part of the Sculpture Garden You Won’t See in 2017

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A child raking leaves in autumn.
October 7, 2016

Master the Art of Fall Yard Care

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Judy VanCleve, facilities manager for 7-SIGMA
October 6, 2016

How 7 SIGMA Helped Pioneer Raingardens in Minneapolis

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The MWMO's gravel-bed tree nursery in September 2016.
September 29, 2016

How to Grow Trees Quickly in a Small Space

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A park ranger leading a group of paddlers on a canoe on the Mississippi River.
September 12, 2016

Mississippi River Green Team Alumni Find Environmental Jobs

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An MWMO raingarden sign in front of the Fourth Street Guild.
September 6, 2016

Fourth Street Guild Proves Clean-Water Landscaping is Beautiful

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A Google Street View screenshot of the MWMO's green roof.
August 10, 2016

Take a Virtual Tour of the MWMO with Google Street View

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Joe Pye Weed (Eutrochium maculatum)
August 8, 2016

Plant of the Month: Joe Pye Weed

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A Mississippi River Green Team member holds a dragonfly.
July 26, 2016

Catching Dragonflies with the Mississippi River Green Team

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