This page is a comprehensive guide on how to create a pollinator habitat. Anyone can use this as a resource! If you are a Lawns to Legumes grantee, there is additional information you need to know highlighted in yellow boxes.
The following essay is a personal reflection by environmental educator Nick Voss. Voss is the Education & Outreach Coordinator at the Vadnais Lake Area Water Management Organization Photo of Fort Snelling State Park. This is a story of a day camp at Fort Snelling State Park, but it’s also a story of the cosmos, and of… Read More →
Minnesota Dragonfly Society Ensuring the conservation of Minnesota’s dragonflies and damselflies through research and education.
Your locally owned and operated equipment rental resource. Reddy Rents specializes in rental equipment for construction, landscaping, and building maintenance as well as trucks, trailers, and cars. We strive to deliver exceptional customer service and meet our customer’s needs with top quality, well-maintained equipment, and vehicles. Our customers have been both homeowners and contractors in… Read More →
The Blue Thumb Guide to Raingardens: Design and Installation for Homeowners in the Upper Midwest A Guide for Planting Zones 3, 4, and 5 This 81 page book provides easy to follow directions, templates, and plant information to help you create your own raingarden – turning rainwater into an asset for your yard, while adding…
In 2020 many Minnesotans enthusiastically rose to the challenge of protecting pollinators in their yards through Lawns to Legumes, a state Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) program to empower people towards a more sustainable and pollinator-friendly Minnesota. Blue Thumb was selected to help put the program into action. A major goal of L2L… Read More →
The Environmental Justice Hub (EJ Hub) is intended to be a co-created space to advance both personal and professional knowledge, understanding, language, and applications of equitable practices. This network of environmental professionals and community members aims to create a multi-level framework of our leadership, our partners, and our broader community that centers understanding and accountability…