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Master Water Stewards stormwater project hits close to home

Raised near the Mississippi River, Tessa Anttila has always had a great appreciation for water. Because of her Native American roots, she felt protective of the natural resource growing up. When she moved to Minneapolis as an adult, Anttila wondered how she could carry her appreciation for water...

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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Tamarack trees in the MWMO's tree trench.
May 19, 2016

Plant of the Month: Tamarack

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Groundbreaking ceremony for the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden reconstruction.
May 12, 2016

Breaking Ground on the New, Eco-Friendly Sculpture Garden

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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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