2016 Clean Water Summit

The MGRC is proud to endorse the 2016 Clean Water Summit Thursday, September 22, 2016, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The Clean Water Summit will feature up-to-date knowledge and research in green infrastructure practices for redevelopment and retrofit sites, with a focus on innovation in project planning, developing...

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Opportunity to Serve on the Minnesota Green Roofs Council Board

Want to help protect and improve water quality in Minnesota’s rivers and lakes? Do you believe in restoring green space in the urban environment? The Minnesota Green Roofs Council (MGRC) is the state’s only non-profit organization dedicated to promoting green roofs for their environmental and economic benefits. The Council is...

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Get Together with the MGRC at the Great Minnesota Get Together

The Minnesota Green Roof Council’s trailer – our green roof on wheels – will be on display again this year at the Minnesota State Fair from August 27 – September 7, 2015. The MGRC trailer will be on display outside the Eco Experience, located in the Progress Center on Randall Avenue. We invite you to stop by and see the...

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MGRC’s Green Roof on Wheels Rolls into Minnehaha Watershed District

On July 26, 2015, a record 1,600 volunteers took part in the Minnehaha Watershed District’s annual Minnehaha Creek Cleanup. As they assembled for transportation to their assigned cleanup spots, they had the chance to check out the Minnesota Green Roofs Council’s newly refurbished trailer. The trailer topped with a real green...

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Join us on our 2nd annual MGRC Bike Tour!

Tour 6 Different Green Roofs in Saint Paul St. Paul Green Roofs Bike Tour Sunday, June 28 12:00pm – 5:00pm Join the Minnesota Green Roofs Council (MGRC) on Sunday, June 28 for a bike tour of green roofs in St. Paul. Enjoy a guided bike ride through the city and visit six of the green roofs that protect water quality in...

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New Report Shines Light on Minnesota Water Quality Concerns

We can be part of the solution and fix some of these concerns using green roofs as storm water controls in our urban areas!  -MGRC ST. PAUL, MN – A new report released today by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) provides additional evidence that agricultural and urban runoff is contributing significantly to the...

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Learn about Green Roofs on demand!

Looking for some green roof education on demand? Register for the Greenroofs.com virtual summit “Greenroofs & Walls of the World™ Virtual Summit 2015” and pick the sessions you want to hear any time! Speaker info is also available for you to follow up with them directly, should you have any questions. ...

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Nation’s Water Costs Rushing Higher

A recent USA TODAY survey of 100 municipalities summarized increases in residential water bills over the past 12 years. Prices at least doubled in more than a quarter of the cities surveyed and even tripled in few areas. Check out this interactive map to find out about rates in Rochester and Minneapolis and compare them to...

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