Today I visited Eyota, Minnesota, where citizens have established a prairie at the source of the Whitewater River’s South Branch and built rain gardens in neighborhoods. Former Eyota Park Board member Iris Neumann and City Clerk Marlis Knowlton took time to explain the projects and show me around.
On Eyota’s north side, Summerfield Park is at the blunt end of Summerfield Drive NE in a relatively new neighborhood development. The well-kept “pocket park” is a popular place for neighborhood kids, but in 2010 was hot and open. Read More→