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March Events with ReUse Minnesota: Fix, Swap, and Play!

March is here, and so are ReUse Minnesota’s exciting events! Here’s what’s happening: Fix-it Clinics: Bring your broken items and learn how to repair them with the help of skilled volunteers. Clothing Swaps: Refresh your wardrobe sustainably by swapping gently used clothing with others in your community. Puzzle and Game Swaps: Trade in your completed […]

Exploring Nature’s Beauty: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, spanning over 1,200 acres, is a picturesque haven which boasts an array of gardens, landscapes, and natural habitats, making it a cherished destination for nature enthusiasts and casual visitors alike. As spring approaches, the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum comes alive with a vibrant tapestry of colors and fragrances, signaling the arrival of […]

Discovering Nature: The Minnesota DNR Junior Ranger Program

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) offers an exciting opportunity for young adventurers with its Junior Ranger Program. Aimed at kids aged 5 to 12, this program is all about exploring the great outdoors, learning about wildlife, conservation, and outdoor skills in a fun and interactive way. Participants can pick up an activity booklet […]

Exploring the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

Ensuring the preservation and sustainable management of this state’s natural resources is the responsibility of an institution that plays a crucial role in environmental stewardship and conservation – the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). What is the Minnesota DNR? The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is a government agency responsible for managing the […]

Minnesota Pollution Control Website

We’re excited to be highlighting a valuable resource: the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) website. Here’s a quick overview of what you’ll find: Data and Reports: Explore extensive environmental data and reports covering pollution, air and water quality, and more. Regulations: Stay informed about environmental regulations and compliance requirements enforced by the MPCA. Community Engagement: […]

Discover the Resources from Explore Minnesota

Are you craving an adventure that blends the tranquility of nature with the excitement of exploration? Look no further than Explore Minnesota, a hidden gem nestled in the heart of the Midwest, they offer a plethora of outdoor activities, scenic landscapes, and cultural experiences that will leave you in awe. Minnesota boasts an abundance of […]

Let’s Do Minnesota: Your Ultimate Resource for Adventure

Let’s Do Minnesota, your ultimate guide to exploring the Land of 10,000 Lakes! Whether you’re a seasoned local or a first-time visitor, Minnesota offers a plethora of activities and experiences for everyone. From vibrant urban areas to serene natural landscapes, there’s something for every adventurer to discover in this beautiful state. For those interested in […]

Discovering Hennepin County: Essential Resources Overview

Here’s a quick guide to some key resources available in our community: Hennepin County Library System: With 41 libraries, access a wealth of books, digital resources, and community events for all ages. Hennepin County Human Services: Get support for housing, food, mental health, and disabilities through dedicated services. Hennepin County Parks: Enjoy nature with parks, […]

Plastic-Free Future

In our modern world, plastic pollution has become an increasingly pressing issue, affecting ecosystems, wildlife, and human health. However, amidst this challenge, a beacon of hope shines bright in the form of the global movement known as #Break Free From Plastic Organization. Since its inception in 2016, this organization has garnered immense support, with over […]