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

Winter Road Maintenance Workshop
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Minnetonka Community Center in the Community Room (14600 Minnetonka Blvd, Minnetonka, 55345)

This training offers information about best practices for managing snow and ice on roadways. The workshop is for city, county and state winter maintenance professionals- both plow drivers and their supervisors. Training topics include: application rates, equipment calibration, new maintenance methods, anti-icing, and more. Register at http://winterroads.eventbrite.com

More: http://winterroads.eventbrite.com

Winter Parking Lot and Sidewalk Maintenance Workshop
Thursday, October 23, 2014 | 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District Office (14500 Martin Dr, Ste 1500, Eden Prairie, 55344)

This training offers information about best practices for managing snow and ice on parking lots and sidewalks. These practices will help you save money, time and the environment. Training topics include: material selection, application rates, anti-icing, and more. If you are a staff person, volunteer, contractor, or snow plow driver that maintains sidewalks and parking lots in the winter, then this class is for you.

Register for the October workshop at: http://winterworkshop-oct.eventbrite.com.
Register for the December workshop at: http://winterworkshop-dec.eventbrite.com

More: http://winterworkshop-oct.eventbrite.com

Winter Parking Lot and Sidewalk Maintenance Workshop
Thursday, December 11, 2014 | 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District Office (14500 Martin Dr, Ste 1500, Eden Prairie, 55344)
This training offers information about best practices for managing snow and ice on parking lots and sidewalks. These practices will help you save money, time and the environment. Training topics include: material selection, application rates, anti-icing, and more. If you are a staff person, volunteer, contractor, or snow plow driver that maintains sidewalks and parking lots in the winter, then this class is for you.


Register for the October workshop at: http://winterworkshop-oct.eventbrite.com.
Register for the December workshop at: http://winterworkshop-dec.eventbrite.com

More: http://winterworkshop-dec.eventbrite.com

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