Cascade Meadow Wetlands & Environmental Science Center
2900 19th Street NW Rochester, MN 55901 (507) 252-8133
Cascade Meadow seeks to support a conversation about the health of our communities, which we believe include our built and natural environments, our economy, and our social lives.
We support this conversation by serving as a regional resource for education on water, energy, and wetlands, and by partnering with others who support sustainable living. Learn more »
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Through Sat., Aug. 9 - LAST DAYS TO SEE "River Sojourn: A Painter's Portfolio of the Mississippi River Blufflands" Come and enjoy MN artist Sara Lubinski's collection of field sketches, notes, paintings, and artifacts - all the result of her 2-year adventure in the Mississippi River blufflands. Click HERE for more information about the artist and her journey!
Thurs., August 14 , 6:30-7:30pm
"How Protected Land Keeps Rivers Clean" Rich Biske from The Nature Conservancy will discuss how our state spends a lot of $ to clean up polluted waters even as our cleaner rivers continue to face multiple threats. Learn how it's much more cost-effective to protect healthy waters in the first place. This is part of Zumbro Watershed Parnership's monthly "Waterways Speaker Series" - contact Kevin Strauss for more information at 507-993-3411 or email@example.com
Tues., August 19, 6:30-8:30pm
“Plant With Natives Seminar,” our annual and very popular opportunity to spend an evening with a few experts learning about native plants and how to use them. Hear about ways that residential, commercial, rural, and city/county planning can use the valuable resource of native plants to provide pollution/erosion control, cleanse our water supply, and beautify our landscapes! Please reserve your place by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 507-252-8133 ext 105.
Tues., August 26, 7:00-8:30pm
"Tree Care 101" Local horticulturalist Doug Courneya will teach us how to best care for our trees. This program is FREE of charge. Please reserve your place by emailing email@example.com or calling 507-252-8133 ext 105.
Please note: Although we love our furry best friends, we must ask that you leave your dog at home. This will protect the waters of Cascade Creek, protect the growing wildlife population in our wetlands, and ensure that all visitors can have close encounters with beautiful and fascinating plants and wildlife. Thank you for your cooperation.
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