Did you know that many lawn care practices create pollution in our waterways? Grass clippings, leaves, fertilizer and other pollutants can wash into the streets, through the stormdrains and into nearby waterbodies. We’ll teach you how to keep your lawn lush and green while protecting the environment.
Fall Yard Care
Fall is a beautiful time to be outdoors in Minnesota — and a critical time for yard care. Cooling temperatures make fall the perfect season for planting new grass, pulling weeds, aerating the soil and taking extra steps to ensure a healthy comeback for your lawn next spring. Protect your lawn and our waterways with our simple tips.
Snow and Ice Removal
Did you know that many Minnesota lakes and rivers are contaminated with chloride? This toxic chemical comes from the salt and deicers we use to keep pavements ice-free in the winter. You can help protect our waterbodies by fighting snow and ice the smart way this winter.
How to Fight Snow and Ice Without Polluting
You can do your part to prevent pollution from road salt and deicing chemicals with these simple tips.View More
Master the Art of Fall Yard Care
Learn how to get your lawn and garden in good shape for winter while preventing pollution.View More
Why You Should Always Pick Up After Your Pets
Believe it or not, leaving pet waste on your lawn can flood the Mississippi River with bacteria.View More
Mow Like a Pro: Six Tips for Greener Lawns and Cleaner Water
Lawn-mowing season is here. Read our six simple tips for pollution-free lawn care.View More
Four Spring Cleaning Tips for Protecting Clean Water
Your spring cleaning rituals might be polluting our waters. Learn how to stay eco-friendly in our latest blog post.View More