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Park Nicollet honored for smart salt use (February 8, 2017)
Longtime MCWD partner Park Nicollet Health Services was recently honored at the annual Road Salt symposium for the company's proactive work to reduce the use of road salt. Over-application of road salt is one of the major threats facing...

Lake Minnewashta rapid response report now available (February 7, 2017)
Science is the often slow-and-steady endeavor of learning about the world through observation and experiment. Action is what we take to solve problems, and we’re usually bound to the time limits dictated by the...

Volunteer Profile - Peter Rechelbacher (January 31, 2017)
Peter Rechelbacher - Wayzata Community Involvement Give to the Earth Foundation: 1992 – 1996 Board MemberMooney Lake Association (MLA): 1998 - 2017 Board Member, President (2008 - 2015)City of Medina Appointed Volunteer Representative...

Tree-Huggers Unite: Protecting Urban Tree Canopies (January 31, 2017)
While the Twin Cities' verdant tree canopy of summer, and golden version of fall are distant memories in these short winter days, now is the time to assess your urban canopy and attend to your trees' pruning needs....

The ice man cometh (January 16, 2017)
Uptown Wedge resident Joe Knaeble is concerned with a problem that is mostly invisible: increasing levels of salt in groundwater due to its overuse as a deicer. Perhaps less invisible is the sidewalk salt that remains after an over-zealous application of the product to urban sidewalks...

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