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Beyond Sentiment and Statements

In the wake of George Floyd’s unnecessary death at the hands of police and the subsequent expressions of community outrage, the easy thing for me (a white male executive) to … Read more Beyond Sentiment and Statements

Art connects in a time of distance

Art has the power to inform and connect us, reaching across language and culture, in ways that facts and figures cannot. This was the inspiration behind Freshwater’s new Water Steward … Read more Art connects in a time of distance

Freshwater adopts strategic plan for 2020-2025

The Freshwater Board of Directors is pleased to announce the completion of the Freshwater Strategic Plan 2020-2025. This new plan addresses Freshwater’s mission: inspire and empower people to value and … Read more Freshwater adopts strategic plan for 2020-2025

Water Train: a wreck for Minnesota’s groundwater

The proposal to export water from Dakota County’s groundwater has raised more than just our eyebrows here at Freshwater. The DNR rejected the proposal earlier this year, and recently Dakota … Read more Water Train: a wreck for Minnesota’s groundwater

Covering Cleanup Costs Webinar

The most recent lecture in our Moos Family Speaker Series on May 13, proved to be a highly informative discussion on how toxic runoff can enter our waters and efforts … Read more Covering Cleanup Costs Webinar

Environmental Legislation Not Finished

During the 2020 Legislative Session the Legislature came close to passing key environmental bills, but unfortunately, the chaos of Covid-19 allowed disagreements between the House, Senate, and Executive Branch to … Read more Environmental Legislation Not Finished

Governor Walz appoints Freshwater’s Jen Kader to the Clean Water Council

Friends of Freshwater, We are excited to announce that our own Jen Kader, Senior Program Manager, was appointed by Governor Walz to serve on the Clean Water Council! About the … Read more Governor Walz appoints Freshwater’s Jen Kader to the Clean Water Council

Member Update: Freshwater at the Minnesota Capitol

The 2020 Legislative Session convened on February 11 and our Legislative Policy Team (Dr. Carrie Jennings and Jen Kader) got a quick start engaging on several key issues: strengthening groundwater … Read more Member Update: Freshwater at the Minnesota Capitol

Meet Galen Xiang

You never know when or how the next good intern is going to appear. Sometimes they just walk through your door. Galen Xiang moved to Minnesota from Atlanta, Georgia to … Read more Meet Galen Xiang

Calendars in classrooms

Minnesotans love to talk weather and it’s a topic of conversation in classrooms as well. Freshwater provides Weatherguide calendars to facilitate science-based classroom learning through its Calendars in the Classroom … Read more Calendars in classrooms

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