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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Connecting arts with water stewardship

The newest cohort of Master Water Stewards (MWS) are taking art to the streets. The artist-focused initiative — Art for Water — aims to engage artists of all mediums around the three … Read more

Minnesota: Land of 10,000 water laws?

Minnesota has a long history of passing laws aimed at addressing how water affects people — and how people affect our valuable waters. That is why we at Freshwater take … Read more

Darby Nelson launches book: For Love of a River: The Minnesota

On October 17 Darby and Geri Nelson celebrated the release of Darby’s newest book, For Love of a River: The Minnesota. Darby is an aquatic ecologist, biology professor emeritus at … Read more

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