Leaving 2020 behind!

Are you looking forward to 2021? I’m sure most of us cannot wait to put 2020 behind us – it has been a challenging year to say the least – … Read more

Meet Sustaining Donor Hahn Chang

  “While there are so many organizations who are doing amazing work at the front-lines of combating COVID-19, I wanted to make sure not to forget amazing organizations like Freshwater … Read more

The Watery World of Dick Fowler

  “We thought that maybe you and your team needed a financial hug during this difficult time.” –Freshwater donor Dick Fowler The year 2020 turned our world upside down. Families, … Read more

Welcome, Jocelyn!

Freshwater’s team grew in October when we welcomed Jocelyn Leung as our Participatory Engagement Coordinator. Jocelyn’s journey to Freshwater began with two years supporting BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) … Read more

Infiltration Appreciation

Rick Kuntz, CEO of Upstream Technologies in New Brighton saw Carrie’s Give-to-the-Max appeal on LinkedIn “Supporting Freshwater Science.” He said that Upstream Technologies would like to help by offering an … Read more

Clean Water Council Approves Budget Recommendations

Clean Water Council approves recommendations for investing $220M to protect and restore the state’s waters over the next two years At their September 21 meeting, the Clean Water Council (a … Read more

Meet Our Donors: Doug and Teresa Andrys

Doug and Teresa Andrys live in Waconia, Minnesota where they founded and operate a family-owned botanical business, SunLeaf Naturals. Each year they donate 5% of their profits to two environmental … Read more

Summer interns make waves

This summer, Freshwater hosted four student interns in mutual support of our programs and their burgeoning careers. Three worked with Dr. Carrie Jennings in our research and policy program in … Read more

Making the invisible visible

Groundwater, because it is an invisible source of water, is difficult to understand. Yet as Minnesota’s reliance on groundwater increases, those charged with protecting it from pollution or depletion face … Read more

Freshwater adopts conservation of Minnesota’s rivers

Since 1989, the Adopt a River program has removed millions of pounds of trash from our rivers. Freshwater will drive its continued growth. Minnesota’s history and development are deeply rooted … Read more

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