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East Side Neighborhood Services youth become ‘water watchers’

Like many of us, James Taborda-Whitt hadn't spent much time thinking about the value of the Mississippi River and its surrounding watershed. Sure, it's one of the largest rivers in the world and starts right here in Minnesota. But beyond its name and location on a map, he never contemplated its...

an interpretive sign explaining one of the stormwater BMPs at the Columbia Heights Library
June 28, 2016

At the New Columbia Heights Library, a Stormwater BMP Showcase

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A bee collecting pollen from a flower.
June 23, 2016

Gardening for Pollinators: Six Questions for Heather Holm

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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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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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