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Rain Barrel and Compost Bin Sale

Order a Compost Bin & Rain Barrel The Recycling Association of Minnesota has partnered with Green Lights Recycling (Blaine) to provide Anoka County residents with rain barrels and compost bins at low cost. For more information, call the Recycling Association of Minnesota at (651) 641-4589 or email TO ORDER click here  PICK UP your rain […]

National Wildlife Week in Anoka County

National Wildlife Week (March 12th through the 16th) is designed around teaching and connecting kids to the awesome wonders of wildlife. IN ANOKA COUNTY. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources oversees nearly twenty thousand acres (31 square miles) of land conserved within seven Wildlife Management Areas (WMA): Bearman WMA (Nowthen, 651-296-3450) Bethel WMA (Bethel, 651-296-3450) Carl E. Bonnell WMA (St. Francis, 651-296-3450) Robert […]


Because you haven’t experienced a flood in the past, doesn’t mean you won’t in the future. Flood risk isn’t just based on history, it’s also based on a number of factors: rainfall, river-flow, topography, flood-control measures, and changes due to construction and development. Although many floods are caused by huge storms like hurricanes, more floods […]

Drinking water protection grants for small public systems

ANNOUNCEMENT (link). The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) announces the availability of funding to support the protection of drinking water at noncommunity transient public water system (PWS) that include water wells that serve a restaurant, hotel or office building. Non-community transient systems serve at least 25 people at least 60 days of the year, but do […]

25BY25 top concerns for water quality improvement

Governor Mark Dayton has released a report of the 25BY25 town hall meetings, held last year, that asked Minnesotans what are their top concerns about the state’s water quality. The report identifies nine main themes: Education, communication and engagement Reducing runoff by holding more water on the land Working together across levels of government and […]

Register for the 2018 Metro Area Children’s Water Festival

Attention Twin Cities 4th grade teachers! Registration is open to attend the 2018 Metro Area Children’s Water Festival that will take place on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. The Festival will include over 1,400 metropolitan area students (plus home-school students) to learn a most important lesson: WATER CONNECTS EVERYONE AND EVERYTHING ON EARTH. The purpose […]

Coon Creek Watershed Board of Managers Vacancy

The mission of the Coon Creek Watershed District (CCWD) is to manage groundwater and surface water drainage systems to prevent property damage, maintain hydrologic balance and protect water quality for the safety and enjoyment of citizens and the preservation and enhancement of wildlife habitat. The CCWD is administered by a five (5) member Board of Managers. […]

The Water Bar is open to the community for water

Water Bar & Pubic Studio (featured in the Minnesota Department of Health WATERLINE) Water Bar – a combination of water, art, and social infrastructure that has been a hit across the state – is located in a new storefront at 2518 Central Avenue NE in Minneapolis.  With watertenders serving water from various cities, Water Bar […]

Wargo Nature Center photo contest

Wargo Nature Center would like to display creative photography involving the natural world around us. This contest will run from January 27th – April 30th. All submissions will be online and winners will be notified May 8, 2018. Rules. Enter online. You must be a MN resident. Submit up to 2 digital color photos. Must be your […]

Many opportunities to serve your community and protect natural resources

ANOKA COUNTY Citizen Advisory Boards and Commissions support County government by involving citizens in the decision-making process, meeting requirements of state law, helping to define community norms and standards, providing technical expertise, serving as advocates, offering feedback, and reflecting the diverse interests of County clients and residents. The Anoka County Board of Commissioners appoints members to […]

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