Happy Eco News: shares positive news stories about the environment

Resources from the ELCA

St Paul Area Synod Care of Creation Work Group Resources: contains ELCA information, fact sheets, gardening tips, theological and worship resources as well as local and governmental information

Clean Water Resources

ST. CROIX 360: shares stories about the St. Croix River to inspire stewardship. Reporting from throughout the 7,700-square mile watershed in Minnesota and Wisconsin, topics range from dragonflies to floods, from fishing to oil pipelines

Energy Resources

Clean Cars Minnesota: Minnesota’s proposed rule to increase the number of electric vehicles offered by Minnesota auto dealers and raise emission standards on new vehicles

Home Energy Audit – Xcel and Centerpoint Energy Customers: provides low-cost assessments of your home energy efficiency and provides energy and cost saving recommendations

Energy Audits for Non-Profits – EnerChange: provides free energy audits for non-profit organizations and provides energy and cost savings options and resources

Residential Solar – Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light ( provides information on residential solar

Windsource – Xcel Energy Resident Customers: a program that allows Xcel residential customers to obtain all or part of their energy from renewable sources

Gardening Resources

Pollinator Friendly Alliance: protects pollinators through habitat restoration, education programs, civic stewardship, pesticide reduction and advocacy

Recycling Resources

Ramsey/Washington County Recycling and Energy: provides technical assistance and grants to businesses, non-profits, schools, multi-unit residential properties, and institutions in Ramsey and Washington counties to reduce waste and recycle better