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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…

Meet our new Master Water Stewards

by Sage Passi We’d like to introduce and welcome our six new Master Water Stewards for 2018-19. It’s exciting to have these community leaders…

Local stewardship efforts celebrated with 2018 LEAP Awards

This year’s Landscape Ecology Awards Program (LEAP) recognized four homes in Saint Paul and Maplewood for exceptional landscaping practices that benefit water quality and natural…

Excellence Awards recognize important partners in watershed conservation

During our annual recognition dinner held Nov. 14 at Keller Golf Course in Maplewood, we awarded several conservation partners who have made significant positive impacts…

Engineers look into high water on Twin Lake in Little Canada

We are currently working with the City of Little Canada to investigate high water levels on Twin Lake and assess the…

Shallow Lakes video addresses water quality, ecology and recreation

Watch the video: Getting to Know Shallow Lakes Urban shallow lakes are an important resource in our watershed…

Habitat takes hold as Keller Creek restoration crosses finish line

by Chris O’Brien, communications coordinator To put it mildly, Keller Creek has been transformed. Four years have gone by since restoration work began on…