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Master Naturalist Field Trip to Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District

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Twin City Chapter Minnesota Master Naturalist:
Field trip to Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District located in the eastern Twin Cities, Minnesota metropolitan area

2665 Noel Drive
Little Canada MN 55117
June 18: 10 - noon
Deadline for sign up - June 10. E-mail Jeanne jkreeve@isd.net

Join us (Twin City Chapter Minnesota Master Naturalists) for an exploration of the many ways that a watershed district has "greened" its headquarters. The Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District office in Little Canada has a vegetated roof, rain gardens and a pervious parking lot. We will have a guided tour of the property and then car-caravan to one of their unique projects on Phalen Lake. Much of the shoreline at the lake has been restored and native prairie plants as well as wetland plants are thriving in what was once a wasteland.

The Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District is a special purpose governmental unit responsible for protecting the water resources of the District, located in the eastern portion of Ramsey County and the western edge of Washington County. The District was established in 1975 under the Minnesota Watershed District Act, and covers approximately 56 sq. miles that ultimately drain into the Mississippi River.
Web site and directions:

www.rwmwd.org
http://maps.google.com/maps?q=2665+Noel+Drive+Little+Canada+MN+55117&hl=en&ie=UTF8&t=h&z=16

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