Jeff Stuhr, the MPCA's equivalent of Ken Burns, takes his agency's concern about water quality seriously. Jeff leads his church's Creation Care committee. The video he shot this summer shows just how the Family of Christ Lutheran Church works to protect water quality.
Find out more on MPCA's capturing rainwater and preventing runoff webpage.
These links will get you started in the right direction:
- Blue Thumb Program (Rice Creek Watershed District): www.bluethumb.org/raingardens
- Minnesota Landscape Arboretum: www.arboretum.umn.edu/raingarden.aspx
- Metro Blooms: http://www.metroblooms.org/what-is-a-raingarden.php
- Duluth/Lake Superior Streams: http://duluthstreams.org
- "Plants for stormwater design"