We translate science into policy and action to preserve our freshwater resources.
Special Message - Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Protecting the health of our community is of the utmost importance to us. As such, most Freshwater staff will continue to work remotely, and there will be no in-person meetings or events held at Freshwater’s offices. We continue to operate in compliance with Governor Tim Walz’s Stay Safe Minnesota executive order and the recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and the Minnesota Department of Health. Read our full statement here.
Strategic Plan 2020-2025
Read our Strategic Plan to see where Freshwater is headed in the next five years and how we plan to get there.
Moos Family Speaker Series: Covering Cleanup Costs
View a recording of the webinar to learn about PAH contamination in our waters and what can be done to hold the polluters accountable.
Annual Impact Report
Check out our Impact Report for the 2019 fiscal year to see how we've been working for all of Minnesota's waters.
What we do
Our programs and policy work equip individuals and communities to take their next steps in protecting and preserving our freshwater resources.
Conferences, Lectures, Symposiums
We host events that educate and engage stakeholders and change their thinking around water issues.
We publish and share reports, newsletters, and a blog that advocate for protecting and preserving Minnesota’s freshwater resources.
Learn more about opportunities to take action, like becoming a Master Water Steward.