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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...

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...

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