Landscaping for Clean Water Workshops

Burnsville is pleased to be a part of the Landscaping for Clean Water program, which holds workshops for residents to learn about raingardens, shoreline restorations, and native gardens. Attend this FREE workshop to learn how to design, install, and maintain a project in your very own yard!

Workshops are taught by experts from the Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) and are open to all Dakota County residents. 

Sign up today for the 2021 *online* workshops 

Due to COVID-19, the workshop series has been converted to a digital version.  

Click here to register and learn how to positively impact water quality in your neighborhood (you will be redirected to the Dakota County SWCD). 

Don't wait to sign up! Introduction workshops are right around the corner:

  • Monday, March 8
  • Tuesday, March 23
  • Wednesday, April 28
  • Monday, May 3

Grants available for eligible projects

The Dakota County SWCD and City both offer opportunities to receive financial assistance.

  • Dakota County residents are eligible to apply for a $250 Dakota County SWCD grant after attending the Landscaping for Clean Water workshop series. 
  • Burnsville residents can apply for the City’s neighborhood water resources enhancement grant of up to $1,000 for qualified projects. Attend the Landscaping for Clean Water workshops to strengthen your project and improve your odds of receiving funding.  


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Raingardens benefit water quality - and add color!
Workshops held online in 2020. Register today!