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Master Water Stewards Kindle Creativity, Discovery and Action

Bette set up a rain barrel decorating activity at WaterFest that was popular with kids. This fall our Watershed District started our fifth year of…

Phalen Chain of Lakes Water Trail

Canoeing, Kayaking & Paddle boarding – ALL are welcome on our Water Trail! Water routes include: Kohlman Loop (1.3mi), West Gervais shoreline (1.5mi),…

Public Notice – Proposed 2020 Capital Improvements Program

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING THE RAMSEY-WASHINGTON METRO WATERSHED DISTRICT CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PROGRAM     Notice is hereby given that the Managers of Ramsey-Washington Metro…

Public Notice – Proposed 2020 General Fund Budget

PUBLIC NOTICE   RAMSEY-WASHINGTON METRO WATERSHED DISTRICT RAMSEY AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES, MINNESOTA     PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that the Board of Managers of the Ramsey-Washington…

Snail Lake Regional Park Wetland Buffer Gets A Make-Over

By: Sage Passi Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District has a long-standing tradition of engaging youth in the restoration projects that we have been implementing…

Bridging Connections – Lake Phalen Stormwater Mural

Artists Liv Novotny and Violeta Rotstein paint community inspirations about water on a bridge mural next to Lake Phalen. The next time you are in…

RWMWD Adopts Alternative Landscaping Equipment

Ever think about how gas-powered landscaping equipment — string trimmers, leaf blowers, hedge trimmers, backpack blowers, chain saws, and pole saws — impact air quality?…

Flood Awareness

Safety Tips & Information Related to Localized Flooding Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District   Throughout our watershed; ponds, wetlands, lakes,…

Habitat restoration underway at Vadnais-Snail Lakes Regional Park

Winter update A major transformation is occurring this winter at the park as a contractor hired by Ramsey County clears invasive buckthorn and other brush. This…

Stewardship Grants Program caps off successful year; exciting projects in store for 2019

One of our core goals is to empower communities to become partners in improving the watershed through their own efforts. Each year since 2006, we…