Parts of Minnesota have been hit with heavy rains — learn what you can do to protect businesses, homes and families from environmental problems caused by flooding.
River’s Edge Academy (St. Paul) is now Energy Star certified thanks to the work of Minnesota GreenCorps member Sophie Bishop.
Can you fish it? As anglers restock their tackle boxes for the season, MPCA field staff get ready to look at lakes and streams to answer that question, among others.
Grass lawns are the nation’s largest irrigated “crop” by surface area. Fortunately, there are environmentally friendly alternatives like flowering lawns that can transform your yard into a bee haven.
To highlight the need to invest in wastewater infrastructure, MPCA Commissioner John Linc Stine toured wastewater treatment plants across northern and north-central Minnesota.
MPCA's next round of watershed monitoring will tell. MPCA starts its second cycle of monitoring throughout Minnesota this year, circling back to watersheds first monitored in 2008.
Summer weekends in Minnesota remind us all why we brave the 8-month long winters. Whether it’s spending a day on the lake or going to a farmers’ market, there are ways to play more sustainably.
High temperatures and rain can lead to toxic blue-green algae blooms in our lakes and streams. This algae can be harmful to you and your pets, so stay out of suspicious green water.
Steve has lived near Lanesboro for 17 years and has monitored Gribben Creek for 14 years. "I volunteer because I have a great love for all things outdoors.”
Hot, sunny weather brings the possibility of air quality alerts due to ozone. But what is ozone? Find out more.
When lakes and rivers are polluted with phosphorus, sediment, and other contaminants, it can take years of effort and expense to restore water quality. But this restoration work is having an impact.
MPCA recognizes Marty Glynn for helping communities prepare for emergencies by helping to create MnWARN, the Minnesota Water/Wastewater Agency Response Network.
A group of volunteers built a 26,000-piece topographic model of the Whitewater River Watershed in southeast Minnesota.
Most of us prefer to eat foods that aren’t loaded with harmful chemicals. But what about the toxins that can end up in our chow during the cooking phase?
MPCA is accepting applications for up to 42 full-time GreenCorps members at local governments, nonprofits, and educational institutions statewide for the 2018-2019 program year.