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Get Involved with the Fun, Food, and Growing!

Staff and interns teamed up with CLUES (Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio) and Macalester College students to put on our best

Conservation Update: Our Watershed, Wildflowers (bees) and Winners!

It’s officially Spring! April has not disappointed us with spring rainfall. The wet weather has given us an ideal opportunity

Go Green and volunteer with Urban Roots!

‘Tis the season to sign up to volunteer! Our volunteer program now offers three different types of experiences, each available in

Freeze Fest Puppet Making in Full Force!

The snow is falling, the lakes have frozen and that means that the Urban Roots interns are busy building puppets

What a buzz!

This fall, the Conservation Program was able to reap rewards from the bee hives at our office demonstration site. With

Seed Collecting at Belwin Nature Conservancy

On a beautiful fall morning the conservation interns went out to Belwin Nature Conservancy to collect native plant seeds to

Swede Hollow Planting

Take a look around next time you enter Swede Hollow Park via the Payne Ave entrance-you’ll notice a big change! Urban

Eco Design and Bikes and Tours Crew Updates!

Conservation Program’s Eco-Design and Bikes and Tours Crews are hard at work! This new, two-tracked program offers interns more voice

Phalen Freeze Fest 2016

WINTER MAGIC AT PHALEN FREEZE FEST Shingebiss the merganser duck and the Winter Maker were the stars of the Ojibwe

Increasing Bio-Diversity in Our Local Parks

The stars of the Minnesota native prairie landscape: rattlesnake master, purple coneflower, goldenrod, aster, milkweed and big/little blue stem. Conservation