Metropolitan Council

UMN Turfgrass Team at Eagan's LakeFest!

A trailer with turfgrass educational displays

On Saturday, June 4, 2022 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, the city of Eagan is holding LakeFest

Tue, 05/31/2022 - 21:53


UMN Turfgrass Team at Minnetrista's Trista Day!

person looking at a turfgrass display at an event

On Saturday, May 21, 2022 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, the city of Minnetrista is holding their Trista Da

Wed, 05/18/2022 - 11:50


UMN Turfgrass Team at Fridley's Environmental Fun Fair!

an event display with turfgrass samples and irrigation supplies

On Saturday, May 7, 2022 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, the city of Fridley is having their

Mon, 05/02/2022 - 12:56


UMN Turfgrass Team at Lakeville's Watershed Cleanup & Earth Day Celebration!

a trailer with educational turfgrass displays outside at an event

On Saturday, April 30, 2022 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, the city of Lakeville is having their

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 09:23


A belated goodbye: Shane Evans

By Eric Watkins

Wed, 02/23/2022 - 11:41


Now hiring - Extension Educator in Turfgrass Irrigation & Water Resources!

2/24/22 The deadline for the Extension Educator position has been extended to March 6, 2022!

University of Minnesota Extension is conducting a candidate search for a newly developed, full-time position in turfgrass irrigation and water resources. This position is funded for three years with the expectation that it will continue beyond that date. DEADLINE extended to March 6, 2022.

Fri, 01/21/2022 - 15:00


National award for water conservation collaboration

For the past several years, we have partnered with the Metropolitan Council on the Twin Cities Lawn Irrigation Efficiency Study. Recently, the Metropolitan Council earned a national award for water conservation collaborations from the U.S.

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 14:35


Shane Evans featured in Metropolitan Council video

Shane Evans, Lawn Water Conservation Educator, was recently featured in Turfgrass Suggestions for the Twin Cities, a video by the The Metropolitan Council. Watch to learn how to enjoy greener grass with less water!

Thu, 09/23/2021 - 12:45


Save the Date: 2021 UMN Turfgrass Field Days

By Maggie Reiter

Save the date for our late summer/fall field days! Registration now OPEN. Events will be designed for a target audience, about 2-3 hours long, and more casual than in the past.

Turfgrass Field Day: Golf

In collaboration with Minnesota Golf Course Superintendents Association

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 16:26