Master Water Steward course to be offered soon

The Master Water Stewards program is accepting applications from individuals interested in learning how to improve water quality in lakes, creeks and other freshwater resources.

Eden Prairie residents can get certified as a Master Water Steward and join the nearly 200 stewards in the Twin Cities who are already achieving impressive results by educating others and spearheading local environmental projects.

The certification process consists of 12 in-person classes October 2017 through April 2018. The enrollment fee of $200 covers courses and field trips. Scholarships may be available.
Qualified applicants must live in a participating district and attend an information session.

An informational session for Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District is 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, at the watershed headquarters, 18681 Lake Drive E., Chanhassen.

Another session for Nine Mile Creek Watershed District is 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, at the watershed headquarters, 12800 Gerard Drive, Eden Prairie.

The application deadline for the program is Sept. 30. Info: masterwaterstewards.org