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To protect our water resources, plant a tree

Trees are the unsung heroes of urban life. It’s hard to overstate their benefits: They filter pollution out of the air, lower our energy bills, undercut the misery of summer heat, raise property values, reduce mental stress and generally enrich our lives in a variety of ways that are both...

MWMO Master Water Stewards program class of 2016 graduates
December 21, 2016

Saluting Our First Class of Master Water Stewards

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MWMO monitoring team staff inspecting a stormtunnel near downtown Minneapolis.
December 20, 2016

New ‘Story Map’ Reveals the Hidden World Beneath Our Streets

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Woman shoveling snow.
November 17, 2016

How to Fight Snow and Ice Without Polluting

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A sign banner advertising the new Northeast Middle School Green Campus.
November 10, 2016

At Northeast Middle School, a New ‘Green Campus’ is Born

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The new parking lot and landscaping at First Universalist Church of Minneapolis.
October 26, 2016

Church’s Values Shine Through in New Eco-Friendly Parking Lot Design

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The Spoonbridge and Cherry sculpture, surrounded by mounds of dirt.
October 21, 2016

A Part of the Sculpture Garden You Won’t See in 2017

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A child raking leaves in autumn.
October 7, 2016

Master the Art of Fall Yard Care

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Judy VanCleve, facilities manager for 7-SIGMA
October 6, 2016

How 7 SIGMA Helped Pioneer Raingardens in Minneapolis

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The MWMO's gravel-bed tree nursery in September 2016.
September 29, 2016

How to Grow Trees Quickly in a Small Space

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