Ten Things You Can Do...Brochure
10 things that you can do to in your lawn, garden and around your house to improve Minnesota's lakes, rivers and streams.
Adopt a Storm Drain
Tips on protecting nearby nearby bodies of water by keeping storm drains clear.
Earth Friendly Lawn Care Tips
Tips on maintaining a healthy lawn while minimizing your impact on the environment.
Information about how rain gardens reduce runoff and resources that offer more information about installing rain gardens.
Guidebook for Commercial Properties
Information and guidance for property managers and homeowners associations interested in reducing impacts on lakes and streams and improving water quality.
A Low Salt Diet
Salt is often used in winter de-icing. Unfortunately, once salt enters a lake or stream, there is no simple, cost-effective way of removing it. Salt acts as a poison in freshwater, causing "dead zones" in lakes The best way to reduce this pollutant is to keep it from reaching storm drains.
Water Conservation At Home
Water conservation means doing as much as we can to not waste water when we use it.
Saving Water When Traveling
Many people are conscious of the ways in which they use water at home, but what about when they travel?