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Using Rainbarrels for Watering Your Yard and Garden (with Video)

Water is a part of us and our homes. Knowing the ways we interact with water helps us understand how to improve its quality and the health of our environment. Rainbarrels are a great tool for keeping your lawns, gardens, plants, shrubs and trees healthy, especially during times of drought. By...

MWMO monitoring team members scout for erosion along the Nicollet Island shoreline.
June 17, 2016

How We Monitor Water Quality at the MWMO

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Tamarack trees in the MWMO's tree trench.
May 19, 2016

Plant of the Month: Tamarack

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May 13, 2016

Park Board breaks ground on Sculpture Garden overhaul

Southwest Journal - May 12, 2016

The Park Board is funding the work through $8.5 million of state bonding funds and $1.5 million from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization for stormwater management work.
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Groundbreaking ceremony for the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden reconstruction.
May 12, 2016

Breaking Ground on the New, Eco-Friendly Sculpture Garden

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A butterfly perched on flowering native plants.
May 11, 2016

Introducing ‘Water Wednesdays,’ Our New Summer Workshop Series

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A lawn mower.
April 29, 2016

Mow Like a Pro: Six Tips for Greener Lawns and Cleaner Water

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A misty river scene.
April 26, 2016

What I Learned from Paddling the Entire Mississippi River

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Solar panels on the garage roof at the MWMO.
April 22, 2016

Little by Little, Going Greener at the MWMO

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Participants at a master planning workshop for the University Avenue Innovation District in April 2016.
April 21, 2016

Why We’re Building a Greener Fourth Street

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