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Benefits of Planting Trees

There are SO many benefits to planting trees, it’s almost hard to name them all! Planting a tree can benefit both you and your local environment. Trees are so important, there is a whole day…

Keep Our Drinking Water Free of Cleaners & Detergents

Cleaners and detergents contain chemicals (i.e. alkylphenols) that pollute our drinking water if overused or disposed of improperly. Alkylphenols are synthetic compounds found in detergents, cleaning products, pesticides, hair care products, and many other common…

Fertilizing for a healthy lawn and clean water

Spring is the perfect time to fertilize your lawn but did you know that common lawn fertilizers can cause pollution? When fertilizers are improperly used they can harm our water. Fertilizers can accidentally be applied…

Earth Day Every Day

Last week, on April 22, we celebrated Earth Day! Once a year, people from all around the world gather together to clean up the environment and bring awareness to environmental issues. But why limit it…

Be a Clean Water Advocate Today

One of the most important things you can do to improve our lakes and rivers is also the easiest! Help spread the word within your community and be a clean water advocate today. Speak up…

DO NOT DUMP LAWN PESTICIDES & HERBICIDES

Lawn pesticides and herbicides contain chemicals(i.e. alkylphenols) that, when used properly, can protect your plants and home from pest. When these chemicals are overused or disposed of improperly, they can pollute our drinking water or…

Community Cleanup Lifts Spirits

Minnesotans are staying at home for two weeks in hopes of slowing the spread of COVID-19 throughout our communities. However, as the spring sun shines and the snow melts away, many are taking advantage of…

Service, education and social distancing

Neighborhood clean-ups are a great outside activity that require very few materials, make your community safe and beautiful, teach young ones about service, provide exercise, and educate all about water pollution. This is a great…

When it rains… watch your storm drains

As the rain starts to pour, try to watch how the water around your home or office flows. As the rainwater flows across sidewalks and parking lots it starts to pick up unwanted materials along…

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