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Maintaining Rain Gardens through the Changing Seasons (October 9, 2018)
Early on an unseasonably hot September morning, Master Water Stewards from south Minneapolis were hard at work, weeding a massive rain garden that runs alongside Highway 55. While the steamy weather...

Creating a Framework for Partnership (October 3, 2018)
What do Edina, Excelsior, Chanhassen, Medina, and Shorewood have in common? They all have an approved local water management plan (as of this post) that guides how they will be managing stormwater in their communities. Polluted stormwater...

Provide for Pollinators this Fall (September 12, 2018)
We may be headed into fall colors, cooler weather, and less daylight, but gardening doesn’t have to be all about preparing our garden beds for winter. There is still time to add native plants to your landscape to provide food and habitat for...

Roots Return Farm Turns Rainwater into Pollinator Paradise (September 6, 2018)
A 20-foot-wide buffer of pollinator-friendly plants greets visitors to Roots Return Heritage Farm and separates it from the highway’s rolling hills. This swath of milkweed, goldenrod, wild...

Join an Inspiring Group of Volunteers to Make a Difference (August 15, 2018)
Sometimes it’s hard to feel like you can make a difference when you contemplate the issues that are affecting our environment and communities across the region, the country and the globe. But local...

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