Metropolitan Council

Video: Springtime Lawn Care: Waking Up Your Lawn

This video is a recording of a webinar we conducted on April 15, 2021 as part of the Twin Cities Lawn Irrigation Efficiency Study funded by the Metropolitan Council and the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment. Lawn Water Conservation Educator Shane Evans presented on topics that included:

Fri, 04/23/2021 - 13:40


Water in the Land of 10,000 Lakes

By Shane Evans

Mon, 02/01/2021 - 08:58


Video: Winterizing Your Lawn

This video is a recording of a webinar we conducted on September 29, 2020 as part of the Twin Cities Lawn Irrigation Efficiency Study funded by the Metropolitan Council and the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment. We also have a PDF of PowerPoint slides from the presentation.

Thu, 10/01/2020 - 14:07


Next week - final webinar in our Watering Wisdom series!

lawn with frost

Please join the Metropolitan Council and the University of Minnesota Turfgrass Science group for Part 5 of our webinar series on Watering Wisdom: Growing a Healthy Lawn with Less Water. The topic of this installment is "Winterizing Your Lawn" by Ryan Schwab.

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 08:51


Video: Lawn Care Best Management Practices

This video is a recording of a webinar we conducted on September 8, 2020 as part of the Twin Cities Lawn Irrigation Efficiency Study funded by the Metropolitan Council and the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment. We also have a PDF of PowerPoint slides from the presentation.

Thu, 09/10/2020 - 15:16


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 8/24/2020

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work!  We have an article and two webinar videos to share.

Mon, 08/24/2020 - 09:50


Video: Turfgrass Species for Low-Input Minnesota Lawns

This video is a recording of a webinar we conducted on August 18, 2020 as part of the Twin Cities Lawn Irrigation Efficiency Study funded by the Metropolitan Council and the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment. We also have a PDF of PowerPoint slides from the presentation.

Fri, 08/21/2020 - 15:45


Video: Learning to Control Your Irrigation Controller

This video is a recording of a webinar we conducted on July 28, 2020 as part of the Twin Cities Lawn Irrigation Efficiency Study funded by the Metropolitan Council and the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment. We also have a PDF of PowerPoint slides from the presentation.

Tue, 08/18/2020 - 10:05


Next week - Part 3 of our Watering Wisdom webinar series!

low input turf research plots

Please join the Metropolitan Council and the University of Minnesota Turfgrass Science group for Part 3 of our webinar series on Watering Wisdom: Growing a Healthy Lawn with Less Water.

Fri, 08/14/2020 - 13:45


Next week - Part 2 of our Watering Wisdom webinar series!

Smart irrigation controllers as part of a field research experiment

Please join the Metropolitan Council and the University of Minnesota Turfgrass Science group for Part 2 of our webinar series on Watering Wisdom: Growing a Healthy Lawn with Less Water.

Tue, 07/21/2020 - 13:00