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In Minneapolis, interns patrol the streets for signs of pollution

Preventing pollution isn’t easy in a city as large and highly developed as Minneapolis. The city has 28,000 stormdrains, and each one...

A Google Street View screenshot of the MWMO's green roof.
August 10, 2016

Take a Virtual Tour of the MWMO with Google Street View

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Joe Pye Weed (Eutrochium maculatum)
August 8, 2016

Plant of the Month: Joe Pye Weed

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A Mississippi River Green Team member holds a dragonfly.
July 26, 2016

Catching Dragonflies with the Mississippi River Green Team

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A dog owner picks up after her dog.
July 20, 2016

Why You Should Always Pick Up After Your Pets

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Overhead view of volunteers installing a raingarden.
June 30, 2016

Watch Volunteers Build a Raingarden in 79 Seconds

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A Monarch butterfly on swamp milkweed
June 29, 2016

Plant of the Month: Milkweed

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an interpretive sign explaining one of the stormwater BMPs at the Columbia Heights Library
June 28, 2016

At the New Columbia Heights Library, a Stormwater BMP Showcase

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A bee collecting pollen from a flower.
June 23, 2016

Gardening for Pollinators: Six Questions for Heather Holm

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MWMO monitoring team members scout for erosion along the Nicollet Island shoreline.
June 17, 2016

How We Monitor Water Quality at the MWMO

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