Upcoming Events

  • TBD
    We Are Water Speaker Series
    Multiple Thursday Evenings
    Learn more in depth about water topics specific to our region including water and labor history in the Fur Trade Era, nibi walks, water as it relates to the 1854 Treaty, and local invasive species. May 27, June 17, July 1, & July 8 Registration for each date coming soon!

Past Events


Opening Ceremony

May 13, 2021

Combination in person and virtual opening ceremony for We Are Water MN Iron Range!


Speaker Series: 1854 Treaty Authority

with Marne Kaeske


iNaturalist "How to" for BioBlitz

with Arika Preas- MN DNR SNA Naturalist


We are Water MN is led by the Minnesota Humanities Center in partnership with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, the Minnesota Historical Society, the Minnesota Department of Health, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.

We are Water MN is funded in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities and with money from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the Clean Water Fund that was created with the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.