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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...

Volunteer Spotlight: Master Water Steward Graduate Continue Water Stewardship (April 11, 2019)
A retired pre-school educator, Barb Patterson was looking for opportunities to volunteer in her community of St. Louis Park.  Barb was able to pursue...

Preventing Spring Flooding in the Six Mile Creek – Halsted Bay Subwatershed (April 8, 2019)
 The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) opened Gray’s Bay Dam at the outlet of Lake Minnetonka on Thursday, March 21, despite there still being...

Announcing Largest Adopt a Drain Program in the Nation (April 1, 2019)
Adopt a Storm Drain, a new program aimed at protecting area lakes, rivers, and wetlands, has just launched in the Twin Cities. Residents in the seven-county metro area and Rochester are invited to “adopt...

The Land and Water Connection: A Healthy Lake Depends on a Healthy Watershed (March 26, 2019)
Are you planning to work on your lake or streambank property this year? While we are waiting for the snow to melt and the ice to thaw, now is a good time to do your...

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