Overview of the Project

WE'RE OPEN
THURSDAY through SATURDAY
from 10:00 A.M. TO 4:00 P.M.

Come and explore!
There's lots to see and do!

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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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APRIL AT CASCADE MEADOW:

Sat., April 5, 9:00am-1:00pm
"Building an Efficient Home: A Planning Guide and Tour" If you're building new or remodeling, come to learn about the newest technology and green products from experienced contractors and vendors with Rochester Area Builders. This is a Community Education class co-sponsored with Rochester Area Builders. You'll meet at Cascade Meadow and then tour to different homes at various levels of completion. Lunch is provided. Cost for the class is $20, and you must register with Community Ed. The class number is 8291.241.

Thurs., April 10, 6:30-7:30pm
"Using Floating Islands to Clean Our Lakes" with Arlys Freeman, president of Midwest Floating Isalnd, LLC. Part of the Zumbro Watershed Parnership's monthly "Waterways Speaker Series" - contact Kevin Strauss for more information at 507-993-3411 or education@zumbrowatershed.org

Last Chance . . . now through April 15!
We've brought some of the Minnesota Department of Commerce's Energy IQ state fair exhibits to Cascade Meadow. See them during our regular hours!

FRIDAY, APRIL 18 THOUGH MONDAY, APRIL 28 - Cascade Meadow will be CLOSED for building maintenance!

Tues., April 29, 7:00-8:30pm
"Forest Invaders" with Angie Gupta, University of Minnesota Extension Educator and Megan Moeller, Rochester's Storm Water Educator. Learn why invasives like emerald ash borer, garlic mustard, and buckthorn are so detrimental and how diversifying our trees and landscapes can minimize the impact of invasive species. It's FREE, but please register by emailing info@cascademeadow.org or calling 507.252.8133, ext.105.



WHAT YOU'LL SEE AND WHEN TO COME:

No dogs allowedPlease 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.

LET US TELL YOU ABOUT OUR BUILDING!

Discover how we've infused the design, construction, and operation of our site with thoughts of our impacts on the ecological and social communities we share.