Education & Outreach

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Education is important to inspire and empower citizens to be stewards of water resources.  Carver County Water Management Organization engages students, residents, staff and local decision makers in a variety of education programs. 

K12 Programs

The Metro Children’s Water Festival is an annual one day festival for 4th graders to learn about water.        The Envirothon is a knowledge bowl tournament for junior high and high school students focused on environmental topics.    Presentations for youth and adults are provided as requested. Past groups have included scouts, 4H, day camps, and K12 classrooms.  See contact info below for requests. 
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   Wetland Health Assessment Class

Citizens Programs

Workshops on raingardens, no-mow lawns, pollinator friendly yards, are available each year. Stay updated with our newsletter.  

   The Cost Share Program provides financial assistance to homeowners and businesses on projects that protect lakes and rivers.     Visit the website for information on stormwater and how you can protect our lakes and rivers from pollution. 
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Staff contact

Madeline Seveland
Office: 952-361-1026
Cell: 952-687-7586