Healthy Coastal Ecosystems Program

Dune grass, Lake Superior, Duluth on far shore, blue sky, clouds
View of Lake Superior and Duluth through dune grass and pine trees along Minnesota Point. Image credit: M. Thoms


Minnesota Sea Grant supports the Habitattitude, Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers!, and CD3 campaigns to slow and prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species.

By following the practical advice in this guide, people working on ditches can solve ongoing and irritating maintenance issues while protecting lakes and streams.

RSPT's mission is to protect and enhance the region's shared water resources through stormwater pollution prevention by providing coordinated educational programs and technical assistance.