Planting A Monarch Mile, Or Two

In Washington County, local partners have added nearly 20 acres of new pollinator plantings in the past two years, with 25 additional acres coming this year.

Keeping Pharmaceuticals Out Of Our Water: Drop-Off Event On April 28 In Mahtomedi

On Saturday, April 28 from 10am-1pm, Washington County will hold a Household Prescription Drug “Take Back” Event at the Mahtomedi District Education Center (1520 Mahtomedi Ave.). The county also has four year-round drop boxes that are open Monday – Friday, 8am-4:30 at the Forest Lake, Cottage Grove, Stillwater and Woodbury Service Centers.

Milfoil Morning

Eurasian watermilfoil’s tangled stems grow into thick mats of vegetation that make boating and swimming a pain.  These milfoil mats can also crowd out native plant species that support fish and other wildlife.

Stillwater Partners Launch Adopt-a-Raingarden Program

The Stillwater Adopt-a-Raingarden program will launch this spring with a city-wide Raingarden Clean-up event on Saturday, May 5, 10am-noon. During a follow-up event on Thursday, June 7, 6:30-8pm, teams will pull weeds as well.

Improving Soil Health, Measuring Economic Benefits, And Learning From Other Farmers

In 2016, Moore found that he no longer had to spend time or money to repair erosion in his fields and he observed fewer problems with weed pressure and white mold in soybeans.