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River of Ideas is a podcast about greener cities and cleaner water through science and urban planning. We cover topics like green infrastructure, water quality, landscape design, ecology, environmental policy, and environmental justice. You can find the video version of our podcast on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/@mississippiwmo River of Ideas is produced by the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, a Minneapolis-based joint-powers local government unit and one of approximately three dozen watershed organizations in the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area. Learn more at mwmo.org.

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River of Ideas is a podcast about greener cities and cleaner water through science and urban planning. We cover topics like green infrastructure, water quality, landscape design, ecology, environmental policy, and environmental justice. You can find the video version of our podcast on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/@mississippiwmo River of Ideas is produced by the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, a Minneapolis-based joint-powers local government unit and one of approximately three dozen watershed organizations in the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area. Learn more at mwmo.org.

    Finding Nature in the City: Twin Cities' Best River Adventures | River of Ideas, Episode 03

    Finding Nature in the City: Twin Cities' Best River Adventures | River of Ideas, Episode 03

    🌊 Dive into the Heart of the Twin Cities! 🌿In our latest River of Ideas podcast, hosts Nick and Abby share their favorite places to explore and things to do along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis and St. Paul. From biking scenic trails, hiking rugged paths, and kayaking peaceful waters, to immersing yourself in the rich natural beauty of the one and only Mississippi River Gorge, this episode is packed with inspiration and insider tips.Highlights:🏞️ Hidden gems like Crosby Farm Park, the W...

    • 57 min
    Jennifer Ehlert: Creating Resilient Urban Yards with Metro Blooms | River of Ideas, Episode 02

    Jennifer Ehlert: Creating Resilient Urban Yards with Metro Blooms | River of Ideas, Episode 02

    In this episode of River of Ideas, we sit down with Jen Ehlert, Vice President of Metro Blooms Design + Build to talk about designing sustainable urban landscapes. We discuss the history of Metro Blooms and the Blue Thumb education and outreach program and delve into some practical advice for homeowners looking to enhance their properties with native plants and raingardens. Jen also shares her personal journey into landscape architecture and her passion for integrating ecological design into ...

    • 32 min
    Sarah Nassif: Using Art to Connect People with Nature | River of Ideas, Episode 01

    Sarah Nassif: Using Art to Connect People with Nature | River of Ideas, Episode 01

    For our first episode of River of Ideas, we sit down with MWMO Artist-in-Residence Sarah Nassif to talk about her upbringing, her evolution from naturalist to artist, and how her Weaving Water workshops helped foster a sense of community in a troubled time.Credits:Abby Moore — HostSarah Nassif — GuestNick Busse — Production, EditingEva Hanson — Camera AssistantAbout River of Ideas:River of Ideas is a podcast about greener cities and cleaner water through science and urban planning. We cover t...

    • 1 hr 29 min

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