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Friday Feature: Metro Blooms (May 21, 2018)
The organization now known as Metro Blooms got its beginnings as the Blooming Boulevards program that was created by the City of Minneapolis’ Committee on Urban Environment in 1983. The goal of the Blooming Boulevards program was to promote and celebrate...

Paddling Minnehaha Creek (May 15, 2018)
The late spring this year has given us a serious case of spring fever. We’ve been enjoying the warmer weather, sunshine, and hints of summer. One of our favorite parts of summer is enjoying Minnehaha Creek from the boardwalk at the Minnehaha Creek Preserve in St. Louis...

Middle School Students Solve for Runoff (May 1, 2018)
Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) offers educational displays and resources to teachers and individuals who want to teach students and the public about water quality. Learn more on our Education page.Students at Maplewood Middle School...

Spring Lawn Care Tips that are Useful All Year (April 30, 2018)
Did you know that you and your neighbors have waterfront property? Your yard and the nearest lake, stream, or wetland are connected by the nearest storm drain or ditch. That means the actions you take on your property affect the...

Using the Gray’s Bay Dam to Manage Water Levels (April 19, 2018)
One of the reasons Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) was formed in 1967 was to respond to devastating flooding along Minnehaha Creek and Lake Minnetonka. The first order of business of the newly-formed district...

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