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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.

Community Group Receives Grant for Environmental Education Program

Community Group Receives Grant for Environmental Education Program

The African Career, Education & Resource, Inc., commonly known as ACER, is among 11 organizations to receive funding through Hennepin County Green Partners Environmental Program. The money will be used to promote recycling, waste reduction, and energy conservation in Brooklyn Park’s Zane Avenue Corridor.

Wood Lake Nature Center Fundraising Dinner Set for April 26

Wood Lake Nature Center Fundraising Dinner Set for April 26

The Friends of the Wood Lake Nature Center will hold its 23rd annual Fundraising Dinner & Silent Auction on Friday, April 26 at the Minnesota Valley Golf Club in Bloomington. All proceeds benefit the Wood Lake Nature Center's programs and facilities in Richfield.

MCWD Meeting

MCWD Meeting

 Hennepin County officials want you to weigh in on what it takes to keep our waters clean.  The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District is holding three open houses with the first tonight.  

Taft Lake Ice Fishing Bowl Set for Saturday

Taft Lake Ice Fishing Bowl Set for Saturday

Richfield Parks and Recreation will hold its annual Ice Fishing Bowl this Saturday, February 2 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Taft Lake The lake is located at 62nd Street and Blooomington Ave. S.

At the event, kids will get the opportunity to learn how to ice fish and receive tips from adult anglers. No prior experience or gear is necessary.

Energy Consumption Debate in Minneapolis

The city of Minneapolis is considering adopting a policy that would force the owners of large buildings to publicly disclose their energy consumption.

Under the proposal that has been put out by the city council, large building owners would have to enter their energy and water consumption into a software program that would eventually publish the data on the a city website.

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