Experience Water Stories, Histories, and Science

We Are Water MN

Experience Water Stories, Histories, and Science

We Are Water MN explores the connections between the humanities and water through an exhibit and public events. Visitors reflect on local stories and the meaning and experiences of water in Minnesota with space to add their own stories. By creating relationships around water, we are creating networks that can promote positive social norms, and share a vision for and participate in water stewardship.

We Are Water MN Exhibit

We Are Water MN Exhibit

We Are Water MN is a partnership that collaboratively tells Minnesota’s water stories. Through a traveling exhibit, community events, and educator resources, We Are Water brings together personal narratives, historical materials, and scientific information.

Water Stories from Minnesota

Water Stories from Minnesota

No one knows the waters of Minnesota like the people who live here. Listen to stories from parents, children, fishers, farmers, indigenous Minnesotans, immigrants to Minnesota, water professionals, and people who just love to be out on the lake.

Explore Minnesota's Water Stories
We are the Headwaters

We are the Headwaters

Minnesota sits atop a triple-continental-scale water divide. This means that we do not receive polluted water from a state with lower environmental standards. But it also means we have a responsibility to keep water clean for our communities, other states and nations, and future generations. We Are Water MN explores the question, “How’s the water?”

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Water is Life

Water is Life

Minnesotans enjoy quality-of-life defined by our water — and quality of water defined by our life. What you do matters. We are looking for eight communities, who are ready to engage in important questions around water, to host the We Are Water MN exhibit.

Host We Are Water MN
Sharon Day Water Voices

November 17, 2016 By Sharon Day

Water Voices

We Are Water MN learns from and amplifies indigenous perspectives. We build relationships in greater Minnesota and the Twin Cities region and host cross-sector and cross-disciplinary conversations among those who protect and affect water.

Read "What Will You Do for the Water"
Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

We will be bringing the We Are Water MN exhibit to the Eco Experience building at the Minnesota State Fair, August 24-September 4, 2017.

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