Community Events

Upcoming water-related events from the MCWD's partners:


'Make and Take' Rain Barrel Workshop
Thursday, September 25, 2014 | 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Lakeville Area Arts Center, Lakeville

"The workshop will begin with a presentation on the many ways in which home lawn and garden practices impact the health of our waters and what we can do to make a difference. We’ll discuss the watershed-friendly benefits of rain barrels, how to build them, and how to incorporate them into your yard, including installation, maintenance and safety. With guidance from FMR and Coca-Cola staff, participants will then build a rain barrel to take home. "

More: http://www.fmr.org/participate/events/rainbarrel-2014-09-25

Oak Savanna Buckthorn Removal
Saturday, October 4, 2014 | to
Near 36th & West River Pkwy., Mississippi River Gorge, Minneapolis

"Join Mississippi River Gorge Stewards volunteers to help remove invasive brush, including European buckthorn  the invasive woody species that degrades our local native plant communities and wildlife habitat — in the oak savanna and oak woodland in the Longfellow neighborhood of south Minneapolis."

More: http://www.fmr.org/participate/ongoing/oak_savanna_restoration_2014-10-04

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