Community Events

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

Midwest Floating Islands Seminar 

Tuesday, June 30, 2015, 7:00-8:30 pm
405 Comstock Lane North, Plymouth, MN 55447 Host:  Heidi Heiland of Heidi's Lifestyle Gardens

 Learn how man-made floating wetlands can provide better water quality, and diverse habitat for pollinators and wildlife.  Discover how to launch a BioHaven Floating Island, experience an on-site tour of a variety of garden practices and hear a brief overview of Metro Blooms programs. Five percent of the proceeds from specially designed islands will be donated to Metro Blooms.

Admission is free.  Click event link to register.  


Garden and Learning Tour with Hennepin County Master Gardeners
Saturday, July 11, 2015 | to

"Find Education Stations and Master Gardeners to answer all your gardening questions:Native Plants | Shoreline Restoration | Growing Fruit | Water Gardening | Perennials that Attract Butterflies | Herbs | Vegetable Container Gardening, and More!"


Hennepin County Learning Garden Tour
Saturday, July 11, 2015 | to

"Join us for the 2015 Extension Master Gardener Program – Hennepin County Learning Garden Tour! Visit the beautiful home gardens of nine Extension Master Gardener Volunteers in the west and southwest metro area (Bloomington, Edina, Eden Prairie, Hopkins, Minnetonka and Wayzata.) Get gardening tips and see hands-on demonstrations at our “Education Stations.” Shop the Garden Shed for garden-themed art, books, whimsical outdoor decorations and more. And don’t miss the visiting raptors, courtesy of the Raptor Center. Master Gardener Volunteers will be on hand to answer all your gardening questions! Purchase tickets for $15 prior to the event, $20 day of the tour, quantity discounts- 10 tickets/$125, 20 tickets/$250. Children under twelve free when accompanied by paying adult. Tickets can be ordered online or stop by the EMG-HC office at 479 Prairie Center Dr., Eden Prairie. Or call Terry at 612.596.2130 for more info."


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