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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An Evening with Elizabeth Fassman-Beck

Green Roof Research in New Zealand and Fostering Communication between Landscape Architects and Engineers – An Evening with Elizabeth Fassman-Beck   St Paul Fire Station Green Roof and Conference Room 6pm-8pm: August 21st,...

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Saint Paul Green Roofs Tour

July 16:  5:30 – 8:00pm Join Capitol Region Watershed District (CRWD) and Minnesota Green Roofs Council (MGRC) on July 16 for a look at green roofs in Saint Paul. We’ll hear from MGRC green roof expert Angie Durhman and...

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See the wild green roofs at the Minnesota Zoo!

June 14th – Minnesota Zoo - Professional Event 10:00-11:30am  $60 professionals/ $30 non-profits, government, students 1 learning hour available, please ask for details Hear from a representative from HGA Architects and...

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New Green Roofs Video

An awesome video about one of our favorite Twin Cities green roofs: The Saint Paul Fire...

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Välkommen! MGRC Event at the American Swedish Institute

Please join the Minnesota Green Roofs Council for a presentation and tour of the green roof on the new Nelson Cultural Center at the American Swedish Institute.   Named after benefactors Carl and Leslie Nelson, the American...

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