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Downtown Minneapolis Greening Awards

The Minneapolis Downtown Improvement District is hosting the 3rd Annual Downtown Greening Awards.  The event is set for Monday, May 6th at 4pm at the Minneapolis Central Library. 

The program celebrates organizations, businesses and property owners who have helped make Downtown Minneapolis greener.

Help Remove Buckthorn from Wood Lake Nature Center

Volunteers are wanted this Sunday, May 5 to help remove buckthorn from Wood Lake Nature Center in Richfield.

People of all ages are invited to help remove this invasive species from the Nature Center's grounds. No pre-registration is required. You must bring your own work gloves. Refreshments will be served following the event.

Cities, Counties Conduct Controlled Burns Across Twin Cities Metro

Celebrate Earth Day at Wood Lake Nature Center

You and your family can celebrate Earth Day 2013 by making Wood Lake Nature Center in Richfield more beautiful. The center will host a volunteer cleanup event from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, April 21.

You are invited to pick up litter, pick weeds (that aren't buried in snow) and remove buckthorn trees at WLNC. Refreshments will be served to all volunteers.

Water Conservation Challenge

Eden Prairie Mayor Nancy Tyra-Lukens is challenging residents to conserve water, energy and resources by participating in the Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation. This free online contest is a friendly competition between cities across the nation to see who can be the most "water-wise."

U of M Researchers Warn about New Invasive Species

Growing Green Babies

Growing Green Babies

Alright all you new moms and moms-to-be.  There's an upcoming event you may want to check out if you're considering making the shift to a greener life.

On April 20th, Bump Club and Beyond and Welcome Baby Care are co-hosting Growing Green Babies at Southdale Center from 9:30am- 12:30am.