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Repairing flood damage along Minnehaha Creek (January 16, 2019)
In 2014, the Twin Cities saw the wettest first half of the year since modern day record keeping began in 1871. Coupled with a long winter and late snowmelt, this extreme precipitation led to record water levels and...

GreenCorps Fight to Keep Salt Out of Minnesota Lakes (January 10, 2019)
Salty water is a growing problem in Minnesota that affects aquatic life and our drinking water. You might not realize that your use of a water softener or sidewalk salt contributes to a build-up of...

Smart Salting for the Holidays (December 18, 2018)
With the holiday season upon us, you may be preparing for hosting guests. But as you make your preparations, are you factoring in the chance for ice and snow? Dealing with slippery driveways and walkways can damper your holiday fun, so do a little...

10-Year Staff Spotlight: Becky Christopher (December 12, 2018)
Our Policy Planning Manager, Becky Christopher, recently reached her 10-year anniversary with MCWD. To celebrate, we'd like to share a little bit about her history with the district! Becky joined the Permitting...

Artful Environmental Education at Highpoint Center for Printmaking (November 28, 2018)
Printmaking and environmental education might seem like an unlikely combination. After all, printmakers have historically used many toxic chemicals in the name of art. Acid baths...

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