See the stories behind our watershed improvement projects.
Green Family: Multi-basin raingarden with sump pump basement connection. July, 2019
Ronna Smitherman: Large sun-exposed raingarden paired with a native planting. February, 2018
Beth Fruehling: Small raingarden with dry creek redirecting stormwater runoff away from home. May, 2018
Glander Family: Small front yard raingarden taking rooftop runoff. April, 2018
Marlette Family: Medium sized raingarden paired with a native planting. Rainbarrel connections and wet basement solutions. September, 2020
Kate Winsor: Shaded woodland planting with native plants and groundcovers. June, 2018
Conrad and Stacey: Multi-phase shoreline restoration including native plantings and alternative turf. June, 2020
White Bear Montessori: Large raingardens (3) including trees, shrubs, and flowering plants, vegetated play area, and field prairie. September, 2018
Sharon and Peter: Small and medium raingardens, alternative turf yard, backyard prairie. August, 2019
Schmidt Family: Small raingarden basins linked together, large front yard native planting, backyard native planting. September, 2019
Shapland Family: Pop-up raingarden, dry creek, native ground cover, native shade planting. July, 2019 - September, 2020
Get to know our watershed and the importance of wetlands with this series on wetland plants and animals.
Coverage on watershed issues and projects.