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Using Science and Engineering to Clean Up Downtown Minneapolis’ Dirty Stormwater Runoff

It’s spring, one of our dirtiest times of year in the stormwater management world. It’s the time when all that trash and pollution that gathered on the landscape and got buried under the snow starts to re-surface. Melting snow piles and rain mobilize that pollution, often before the street...

A residential raingarden in Minneapolis.
August 23, 2018

How to Maintain Your Raingarden: Simple Steps to a Beautiful, Water-Friendly Landscape

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Mississippi River Green Team members working on the Urban Boatbuilders canoe.
August 21, 2018

Urban Boatbuilders Partnership Brings Canoe-Building to the MWMO

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Ruth visiting with a Mississippi River Green Team member in the field.
July 5, 2018

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

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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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Westminster Presbyterian Church aerial photo
June 18, 2018

Exploring the High-Tech Stormwater Reuse System at Westminster Presbyterian Church

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Smiling boy holding a plant.
June 14, 2018

In Fridley, students learn how to be good neighbors to the Mississippi River

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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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