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Partnership in Permitting (June 20, 2019)
Now that summer is in full swing you may be preparing to make property improvements. If you live near a lake, stream, or wetland, it’s important to do a little research before you get started. Doing so will save you time and money and help protect the water...

Bee Friendly Yard Becomes Neighborhood Sanctuary (May 29, 2019)
From the front curb, it’s obvious that featureless green grass isn’t Cheryl’s priority. The lawn is dotted with white clover and dandelion blooms. A wide rain garden borders a curbside city storm drain, and...

Spring Water Quality Strategies in the Six Mile Creek Halsted Bay Subwatershed (May 20, 2019)
With the warmer weather this past month, we were able to continue our effort to improve the water quality and ecological integrity of Wassermann Lake in Victoria...

Resiliency through Partnerships (April 24, 2019)
A major theme to the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District’s (MCWD) work is “resiliency.” The term refers to the ability to bounce back and recover quickly and is a common buzzword when talking about changes to weather patterns. As our climate...

Transform Your Yard into a Monarch Oasis (April 17, 2019)
You’ve probably heard about the plight of the monarch butterfly. For years, monarchs have been struggling to find the plant most vital to their survival: milkweed. As a result of the widespread use of herbicides, milkweed has...

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