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

Minnesota Water Stewards: learning, taking action

Since 2013, Freshwater has connected with local partners in cities, counties and watershed organizations to develop and deliver water stewardship education – our Master Water Stewards Program. Every year, groups … Read more

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

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

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

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