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Environment

Steps You Can Take

Keep the environment clean in Hopkins. Read the following for some helpful ideas.

Current Projects

Think Green TeamMeet the Green Team

Find out about the City's Green Team, and steps the City is taking to lessen its environmental impact.

Hopkins: Tree City USA

Tree City USA logoTrees are a vital part of the infrastructure in Hopkins and provide environmental and economical benefits. Communities that recognize these benefits and provide needed care for its trees are recognized by the National Arbor Day Foundation by being named a Tree City USA.

In 2009, Hopkins was named a Tree City USA for the 30th time. Hopkins meets the four standards to become a Tree City USA by having a tree board or department, a tree care ordinance, a comprehensive community forestry program, and an Arbor Day observance.

Hopkins: Blue Star Award Winning Community

Hopkins, Grand Rapids, Blaine and St. Paul are the first four cities in Minnesota to have won the Blue Star Award. Blue Star Award-winning communities are those that are taking a leadership role in protecting Minnesota’s water resources and public health through excellence in stormwater management. For more about this program, go to Blue Star Award.

Parks & Trails

Enjoy the natural beauty of Hopkins by visiting one of the many parks and trails.

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Water Quality

Read about Water Quality in Hopkins.

Minnehaha Creek

Minnehaha Creek

Mosquito Control

The Metropolitan Mosquito Control District (MMCD) provides a daily schedule of locations in the metro area that will undergo adult mosquito control. For more information or to view the schedule, go to www.mmcd.org.