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Urban agriculture spawns North Side enterprise

Story and photos courtesy Clean Water Minnesota. Poet/activist Michael Chaney may best be known for the greening of North Minneapolis through Project Sweetie Pie, the urban agriculture and advocacy nonprofit he founded and runs. But his vision goes far beyond gardening. He’s aiming...

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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