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For gardening rookies, one of the rules of thumb in Minnesota is to wait to plant until Mother’s Day. Why? Did you see the snow last week!? Resist the temptation to plant too early, or you risk the cold injuring the new little plants. Later May is great for planting because of relatively...

Students collecting river water samples.
April 25, 2017

High school students explore the value of the Mississippi River

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Jim Reckinger with his rainbarrels.
April 19, 2017

Rainbarrels Herald Spring

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A designer reviews raingarden planting plans.
April 17, 2017

Art, education and clean water: 2017 Action Grant awards announced

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The CDS parking lot project team.
April 3, 2017

From eyesore to eye-catching, nonprofit’s new parking lot fights pollution

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Looking up at a tree.
March 27, 2017

To protect our water resources, plant a tree

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May Lee with students.
March 23, 2017

Planting native seeds with a new generation

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The sidewalk at the Columbia Heights Library.
March 21, 2017

No salt required: sidewalk snowmelt system fights snow and ice

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Barb Spears and Teri Heyer
February 21, 2017

Tree-Huggers Unite: Protecting Urban Tree Canopies

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Solar panels.
February 15, 2017

We Reduced our Energy Consumption, and You Can Too

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