Hennepin County's Department of Environmental Services is committed to protecting the environment and conserving resources for future generations. Our programs focus on the reduction and responsible management of wastes, the protection of natural resources and the promotion of environmental stewardship.
Environmental Services has programs that address environmental issues in the following areas:
The Environmental Education and Outreach unit (EE&O) aims to develop a citizenry and business community that has the knowledge, skills, attitudes, motivation and commitment to work individually and collectively toward sustaining a healthy environment.
To reach this goal, Hennepin County has numerous free resources available to help environmental educators, both formal and informal, teach others about the environment. Resources available include:
To learn more about Hennepin County's environmental education resources, visit www.hennepin.us/environmentaleducation