Build-a-rain barrel workshop

Thrive Mighty/Hardshell Fitness 1849 E. 38th Street, Minneapolis, MN, United States

Join Minnesota Water Stewards, in partnership with Town Hall Brewery and hosted by Thrive Mighty, for a build-a-rain barrel workshop. We provide gorgeous whiskey/wine barrels, donated by Town Hall Brewery, rainwater diverter kits, and all the tools and guidance necessary to finish your rain barrel. Plus, learn about many other ways to manage rainwater in ... Read more


Big Island and Back 10K Paddle

Excelsior Public Beach 2 1st Street, Excelsior, MN, United States

Tune up your canoe, kayak or paddleboard and head on over to Excelsior for a friendly race out around Big Island and back. We'll start 9 a.m. at Excelsior Public Beach and paddle to the starting line together. Our goal is to get paddlers of all ages and skill levels out on Lake Minnetonka for ... Read more


Vinai Farm Dinner with Tree Range Farms

Salvatierra Farm 8400 Baldwin Ave., Northfield, MN, United States

Learn about sustainable agriculture and responsible farming at this outdoor farm dinner hosted by Vinai, Tree Range Farms, and Regenerative Agriculture Alliance. Chef Yia Vang and his chef team will create a memorable feast experience using the freshest ingredients from the regenerative poultry farm – everything from maple syrup and garlic, to tomatillos, hazelnuts, and ... Read more


Free Well Water Testing Clinic & Environmental Health Fair

Elko New Market Library 110 J. Roberts Way, Elko New Market, MN, United States

If your drinking water comes from a private well, you can have it tested for nitrate and chloride while learning about groundwater at this free clinic organized by the Minnesota Ground Water Association and Minnesota Well Owners Organization. Arsenic lab tests are also available, with results available at a later date. No reservations are needed, ... Read more

Low Salt, No Salt Workshop

Zoom webinar MN, United States

The leading source of chloride pollution is from deicing chemicals (salts) used for winter maintenance. Chloride damages property and the environment, harms aquatic species, and impacts drinking water quality. About 50 waterbodies in Minnesota already have dangerous chloride levels, and another 75 waterbodies are close to the danger zone. To help address this issue, the ... Read more


Manoomin/Psin Knowledge Symposium

Black Bear Resort 1785 MN-210, Carlton, MN, United States

Join tribal members and agency leaders, students, researchers, colleagues from NGOs/non-profits, federal and state agency representatives, and others from across the Western Great Lakes for two-plus days to share knowledge and build relationships with Manoomin (Ojibwe)·Psin (Dakota)·wild rice (English). Participants will have opportunities to engage in community panels, facilitated workshops, and poster sessions on topics ... Read more


Give to the Max Day

Minnesota's 15th annual Give to the Max Day celebrates more than 6,000 nonprofits and schools across our state, and it's a great time to show your support for Freshwater! Early giving begins on November 1st, and you can make your tax deductible donation at:

“Purified” Book Launch

Hamline University 774 Snelling Avenue North, Saint Paul, MN, United States

Hamline's Center for Global Environmental Education is hosting a free event for the launch of Peter Annin's new book, Purified: How Recycled Sewage is Transforming Our Water. Peter is the Director of the Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation at Northland College and the author of Great Lakes Water Wars. In his new book, Peter explores ... Read more


Water Reuse Symposium 2024

Hilton Denver City Center Denver, CO, United States

Freshwater is a sponsor for the 2024 WateReuse Symposium in Denver, Colorado. This is the premier conference on water recycling — attracting water professionals and water reuse practitioners globally for ... Read more