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...

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Minnesota Green Roofs Council Elects John Hink to its Board

News Release MINNEAPOLIS — December 30, 2014 — An environmental engineer with more than 20 years of experience, John Hink joins the Minnesota Green Roofs Council to promote green roofs in Minnesota for their multiple...

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Minnesota Green Roof Symposium

You are invited to attend: Minnesota Green Roof Symposium: Protecting Our Watersheds Thursday, June 19, 2014 from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM @Hamline University – Anderson Center Professional Event $99 (before June 10th); $49...

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Join us on our first ever MGRC Bike Tour!

Tour 5 Different Green Roofs in Minneapolis Minneapolis Green Roofs Bike Tour Sunday, June 22 12:00pm – 5:00pm Join the Minnesota Green Roofs Council (MGRC) on Sunday, June 22 for a bike tour of green roofs in...

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Save the date! June 19th – Green Roof Symposium

Today, all across Minnesota, there are more than 200 green roofs protecting the quality of our state’s waterways, improving urbanized environments, and boosting buildings’ energy efficiency. There is much more potential for...

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Research shows green roofs help bees get around

Recent research in Switzerland shows that green roofs increase the biodiversity of bugs in urban areas, particularly bugs that crawl but don’t fly. But for flying bugs, especially bees, green roofs may be even more...

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Bees and Green Roofs in Southeast Minneapolis

The University of Minnesota newspaper Minnesota Daily recently published an interesting article about a possible expansion of sustainable roof technologies, including green roofs and beekeeping, in the Southeast Como neighborhood...

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Council Elects New Board for 2014

We have a great new group of board members for 2014. It’s a diverse team with strong professional backgrounds and a shared commitment to green roofs for their many environmental, economic and aesthetic benefits....

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