We translate science into policy and action to preserve our freshwater resources.

Join us for a morning of thanks—for YOU!

Don't miss this virtual gathering on Nov. 30 at 9 am. Hear stories from community partners about the impact of your giving.

Thank you for your support!

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Members, this is your one-stop shop for Freshwater news and happenings! Click through and check it out.

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Become a water steward

Come learn what it takes to become a Minnesota Water Steward! To apply, just attend an info session and submit an application.

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If you don't follow Freshwater on Instagram, you're missing out on some fantastic photos! Photo credit for this image: Justin Pruden

What we do

Our Work

Our programs and policy work equip individuals and communities to take their next steps in protecting and preserving our freshwater resources.

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Conferences, Lectures, Symposiums

We host events that educate and engage stakeholders and change their thinking around water issues.

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We publish and share reports, newsletters, and a blog that advocate for protecting and preserving Minnesota’s freshwater resources.


Community members like you are instrumental to protecting the lakes, streams and drinking water we value. Invest in the future of freshwater resources with a charitable gift today. Your support makes a meaningful difference for clean and safe water for Minnesotans—and communities downstream.

Freshwater Society has raised the bar on community and professional dialogue around water.

— Watershed district administrator