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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...

A butterfly perched on flowering native plants.
May 11, 2016

Introducing ‘Water Wednesdays,’ Our New Summer Workshop Series

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A lawn mower.
April 29, 2016

Mow Like a Pro: Six Tips for Greener Lawns and Cleaner Water

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A misty river scene.
April 26, 2016

What I Learned from Paddling the Entire Mississippi River

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Solar panels on the garage roof at the MWMO.
April 22, 2016

Little by Little, Going Greener at the MWMO

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Participants at a master planning workshop for the University Avenue Innovation District in April 2016.
April 21, 2016

Why We’re Building a Greener Fourth Street

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Prairie smoke in bloom.
April 18, 2016

Plants of the Month: Pasque Flower and Prairie Smoke

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A scene from construction of the St. Anthony treatment system.
April 6, 2016

A Peek Inside Our New High-Tech Treatment Facility

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A fiber art work produced for the Putting Down Roots project.
April 4, 2016

Putting Down Roots: Supporting Clean Water Through Community Art

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A broom being used to sweep leaves off of a stormdrain.
March 28, 2016

Four Spring Cleaning Tips for Protecting Clean Water

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