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

October is Member Month!

October is Freshwater member month! We hope you'll join in the fun. It's a great chance to take action for water and connect with the Freshwater community. There are lots of ways to get involved including water bingo, our annual member experience survey, and member day at Pleasant Valley Orchard. Learn about these activities and MORE at our member hub linked below!

2023 calendars now available for purchase! Order yours today!


Become a leader in your community and protect our waterways! Information sessions beginning in October.

Adopt a River program

We want to support you in your efforts to keep Minnesota waters clean and healthy for all. Check out Adopt a River for tips and info on setting up a shoreline cleanup!

Water Connects Us

Thank you to our wonderful supporters for donating, shopping the online auction, and watching our program! Thank you so much for your generous and caring support of Freshwater programs through Water Connects Us.

Fall Moos Family Speaker Series Webinar

This fall's Moos Family Speaker Series webinar will focus on the critical zone - everything between the treetops and the bedrock below the surface. Join us November 9 at 12:00 pm to learn more!

Tour our office—virtually!

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Explore our new page for members

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

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Purchase Weatherguide calendars at a retailer nearest you!

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Beautify your instagram feed

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

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