This article from Curbed on landscape architecture features Wayzata and Civitas – ‘The urban designers who bring the community in’ – the Denver-based firm wants its projects to be useful to the public for decades.
Click here to hear about how this YMCA camp teaches kids to appreciate, protect state’s waters. Images by Elizabeth Shockman | MPR News
Interest grows in restoring dilapidated but historic structure in Wayzata. The 117-year-old railroad foreman’s house is tucked behind Starbucks in Wayzata… Read the full Star Tribune article.
Our design partner Civitas recently won the American Society of Landscape Architects Minnesota 2019 Honor Award for Planning and Urban Design for the Wayzata Lake Effect Vision Plan. This was the only Honor Award given for the Planning and Urban Design category. There were 46 total projects submitted for this juried competition. 2019 ASLA Honor … Read More
Spring Splash is an effort to provide fun activities for families and to share information on upcoming summer events in the area such as Science Learning Collaborative’s program – Lake Exploration STEM Summer Camp, part of the Lake Effect Project. Spring Splash Saturday, May 18 10am -1pm Lake Street and Broadway in Downtown Wayzata … Read More
Wayzata took a step closer last week to extending a popular bike and walking trail through its downtown and along the city’s lakefront, where it’s planning an ambitious beautification project. The City Council chose a plan to reroute the Dakota Rail Regional Trail from Ferndale Road to Lake Street, the city’s shop- and restaurant-lined waterfront … Read More
This year, if you volunteer for Wayzata’s James J. Hill Days – The Polaris Foundation will generously donate $50 to one of three nonprofits and the Wayzata Lake Effect Conservancy is one of them! So please sign up today for any shift on the weekend of September 7th, 8th & 9th by clicking on the link … Read More
There is something new and exciting happening on the shores of Lake Minnetonka in downtown Wayzata. The Lake Minnetonka Science Collaborative just completed its pilot program, three weeks of Lake Exploration Camp. This summer programming was staged from a little known area of Wayzata’s prime lakefront, the future site of the Lake Effect Project’s Eco … Read More
The Lake Effect Conservancy was a proud sponsor of Wayzata’s Music by the Lake concert series this year. Sarah Showalter, Board member and Vice Chair, is talking to one of the concert goers about what is involved in the Lake Effect Project.