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District proceeds with plans to optimize drainage near Grass Lake and Snail Lake

Winter weather means construction season in the watershed world, and we are moving forward with plans to optimize drainage and restore natural habitat in the…

Conservation heroes honored at annual recognition dinner

Artist Eric Sommers designed this year’s Watershed Excellence Awards to evoke water molecules. Watershed Excellence Awards During our annual…

Announcing the arrival of twins – Woodbury rain gardens

by Sage Passi Rain Gardens, like births, are harbors for crests and hurdles, heroines and heroes. This birth…

Heard the buzz about landscaping for clean water?

Landscape Ecology Awards Program (LEAP) winners recognized The clubhouse at Keller Golf Course…

100 rain barrels in 48 hours

100 rain barrels in 48 hours

by Sage Passi 100 rain barrels waiting for distribution in Shoreview for Paul…

Connecting the dots: Insights from the Minnesota Water Resources Conference

by Chris O’Brien, communications coordinator As a headwaters state with 11,842 lakes, it should come as no surprise that…

Carp control expands to Owasso Chain

Following recent success managing common carp in the Phalen Chain of Lakes,…

Flood study underway for Grass Lake and Snail Lake area

In response to high-water conditions around Grass Lake, Snail Lake and nearby wetlands, the Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District…

Teamwork and “autumn joy” – A winning combination

by Sage Passi Lesley Perg, a new Ramsey County Master Gardener, assisted students…

Organic lawn care: Better turf without chemicals

Photo credit: CleanWaterMN Maintaining a healthy lawn doesn’t mean you have to douse…