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Freshwater members are at the heart of clean and safe water for Minnesotans

Freshwater is a community-supported organization working for clean and safe water for Minnesotans and communities downstream. Membership donations are a significant part of our annual operating budget of $1.3 million per year. People like you propel our work forward so that we may protect and conserve water resources for future generations. Join (or renew) today and YOU take a meaningful action for healthy waters.

Member Benefits

Free copy of our signature Minnesota Weatherguide Environment Calendar, valued at $18.95

One-year membership in Freshwater with access to key water news and information

Invitations to special events featuring Minnesota’s beautiful water resources and water sector leaders

Member-only discounts on Freshwater conferences and events

Membership in a community of individuals and
businesses united behind clean and reliable water

Weatherguide Calendar


  • Make your monthly donation automatically with a debit or credit card
  • Minimum $5/month
  • Recurring monthly gifts help reduce administrative costs and free up more resources for programs
  • Give any amount you choose — as little as a cup of coffee per month
  • Each year, we’ll automatically send you your new Weatherguide calendar


Individual ($50)
Family ($100)
Protector ($250)
Steward ($500)
Champion ($1000)

Thank you for making a meaningful difference for the lakes, rivers, and drinking water we value.

We look forward to sharing stories with you on the impact of your support.

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Accountability and transparency are important to us. Freshwater is proud to be a Meets Standards organization with the Charities Review Council. We are committed to protecting the privacy of our donors. Read our privacy policy.

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Freshwater is proud be an associate member of the Minnesota Environmental Fund (MEF). MEF makes it possible for employers and employees to participate in workplace giving activities such as payroll deductions and volunteer opportunities that benefit the environment. MEF supports leading nonprofit organizations that protect clean water and more – now and for future generations.