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Netting Carp for Cleaner Water in the Six Mile Creek Chain of Lakes (November 8, 2018)
It’s been a busy few months in the Six Mile Creek chain of lakes, where the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District and its partners have been hard at work reducing the number of common carp...

Community Gardens Plant Seeds of Peace in Rondo (October 31, 2018)
Peace activist Melvin Giles was raised in St. Paul's Rondo neighborhood, next to the site of the garden he founded and called the Aurora Peace Sanctuary Garden. The son of a gardener and grandson of sharecroppers...

Fall Tips for Healthy Lawns and Healthy Waters (October 16, 2018)
Signs of fall are everywhere. The air is cooler, the animals are gathering food for winter, and the leaves are turning color and blanketing lawns. While we all seem to slow down this time of year, it’s actually the...

Maintaining Rain Gardens through the Changing Seasons (October 9, 2018)
Early on an unseasonably hot September morning, Master Water Stewards from south Minneapolis were hard at work, weeding a massive rain garden that runs alongside Highway 55. While the steamy weather...

Creating a Framework for Partnership (October 3, 2018)
What do Edina, Excelsior, Chanhassen, Medina, and Shorewood have in common? They all have an approved local water management plan (as of this post) that guides how they will be managing stormwater in their communities. Polluted stormwater...

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