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When Business and Nature Mix

If you’ve ever been around Minnehaha Creek as it flows behind Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park, you...
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Repairing Flood Damage Along Minnehaha Creek

In 2014, the Twin Cities saw the wettest first half of the year since modern day record keeping began in...
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Transform Your Yard into a Monarch Oasis

You’ve probably heard about the plight of the monarch butterfly. For years, monarchs have been struggling to find the plant...
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Preventing Spring Flooding in the Six Mile Creek-Halsted Bay Subwatershed

In some years, the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) opens Gray’s Bay Dam at the outlet of Lake Minnetonka when...
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Smart Salting for the Holidays

With the holiday season upon us, you may be preparing for hosting guests. But as you make your preparations, are...
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Fall Tips for Healthy Lawns and Healthy Waters

Signs of fall are everywhere. The air is cooler, the animals are gathering food for winter, and the leaves are...
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Maintaining Rain Gardens through the Changing Seasons

Early on an unseasonably hot September morning, Minnesota Water Stewards from south Minneapolis were hard at work, weeding a massive...
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Water Level Update – September 17-20, 2018

Between September 17 – 20 rainfall totals across the Minnehaha Creek Watershed ranged between 2-5 inches. On September 20, 2018...
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Provide for Pollinators this Fall

We may be headed into fall colors, cooler weather, and less daylight, but gardening doesn’t have to be all about...
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Chain of Lakes Partnership

The Minneapolis Chain of Lakes are among the most visited natural resources in the state. Millions of people come to...
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5 Tips for Keeping Our Waters Clean

Storm drains allow stormwater runoff to flow to local lakes and rivers untreated, taking with it any pollutants, debris, and...
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Spring Lawn Care Tips that are Useful All Year

Did you know that you and your neighbors have waterfront property? Your yard and the nearest lake, stream, or wetland...
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