Become a Master Water Steward!
Apply now to begin classes In September 2019

Do you want...

A meaningful way to get involved in your community?
To help protect the St. Croix River and local lakes and streams?
To get your hands dirty and learn about science and nature?

Washington Conservation District is looking for 10 area residents to become Master Water Stewards in 2019. Apply today!

Get trained with online coursework and two in-person classes:
• Mon., Sept. 16, 5:30-8:30pm; and
• Sat., Oct. 5, 9am-3pm
(Classes will be held at our office in Oakdale.)

How to become a Master Water Steward:
1. Get trained!
     •  FREE training through on-line instruction, in-person classes, and hands-on, outdoor activities
2. Do a capstone project! 
     • Raingarden, shoreline planting, habitat restoration, small farms project, etc. 
     • Grant money is available to fund projects
3. Volunteer! 
     •  Do 50 hours of volunteer service in 2020 and 25 hours per year after that to remain certified.
     •  Your work helps to support your local watershed organization and keep our water clean!

Learn about watersheds, stormwater management, water policy, strategies for engaging your friends and neighbors, and landscaping practices to reduce runoff pollution in urban and rural settings. Get trained and then get engaged with volunteer projects in your
community. You can make a real difference!

To learn more about the program, contact Angie Hong: or 651-330-8220 x.35

Offered by Freshwater Society and Washington Conservation District, with support from the Minnesota Clean Water Fund.