Directory

  • Buckthorn

    Minnesota DNR, The Trouble With Backyard Buckthorn
    Minnesota DNR, Buckthorn Identification
    Minnesota DNR, Common buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica)
    Minnesota DNR, Glossy or alder buckthorn (Rhamnus frangula)
    Minnesota DNR, Is buckthorn in your yard?
    Minnesota DNR, What you can do to control buckthorn!
    University of Minnesota Extension, Buckthorn Control
    U.S. Department of Agriculture plants database, search for terms such as buckthorn, common buckthorn, glossy buckthorn, rhamnus cathartica, and rhamnus frangula
    Extractigator Weed Wrench

  • Charities

    “The American Institute of Philanthropy (AIP) is a nationally prominent charity watchdog service whose purpose is to help donors make informed giving decisions.”

    “At Bridging, we collect and distribute donated furniture and household goods that provide our clients with a bed to sleep on, a chair to sit on, and a dish to eat from, which turns their house into a home. Bridging benefits those in desperate need including refugees, immigrants, victims of domestic abuse, natural disasters and the homeless, who are given a sense of dignity and stability as they rebuild their lives. You can help make a world of difference by helping someone establish a new home and a better life.”

    Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis strengthens families and works to end poverty and homelessness in the Twin Cities. With programs for children, families and adults most in need, Catholic Charities annually helps 37,000 people, regardless of faith.”
    “The Charitable Recycling Team wants to assist you and the environment by making it easy to dispose of used cell phones. Because cell phones and their batteries contain many hazardous materials that can harm the environment if not disposed of properly, it’s important to know how and where to recycle e-waste in an environmentally-responsible way.”
    “The Charities Review Council is an independent resource for people who make contributions to support charities. We are dedicated to empowering you in making informed and thoughtful giving decisions, so that you can be more effective in helping charities advance their important community work. No other state has a similar independent resource for donors..”

    CharityNavigator works to guide intelligent giving. We help charitable givers make intelligent giving decisions by providing information on over five thousand charities and by evaluating the financial health of each of these charities. We ensure our evaluations are widely used by making them easy to understand and available to the public free of charge. By guiding intelligent giving, we aim to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace, in which givers and the charities they support work in tandem to overcome our nation’s most persistent challenges.

    Charity Navigator is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization under the Internal Revenue Code and does not accept any contributions from any charities we evaluate.
    Disabled American Veterans “Formed in 1920 and chartered by Congress in 1932, the million-member DAV is the official voice of America’s service-connected disabled veterans — a strong, insistent voice that represents all of America’s 2.1 million disabled veterans, their families and survivors. Its nationwide network of services — free of charge to all veterans and members of their families — is totally supported by membership dues and contributions from the American public. Not a government agency, the DAV’s national organization receives no government funds.”
    “The Epilepsy Foundation will ensure that people with seizures are able to participate in all life experiences; and will prevent, control and cure epilepsy through research, education, advocacy and services.”

    Humane Society for Companion Animals “Every day we work toward our mission of “Improving Animals Lives–Fostering Human-Animal Bonds” with all of our programs and services. We continue to educate the public about the responsibility and the lifelong commitment needed to care for a companion animal.”
    The ReUse Center “The ReUse Center’s Mission is to Keep Quality Building Materials Out of the Landfill and Make Living Wage Jobs for Phillips and Other Twin Cities’ Neighborhoods. Our inventory is procured by donation, and our program is funded by the sale of those materials. We look forward to serving you and the community The ReUse Center’s Mission is to Keep Quality Building Materials Out of the Landfill and Make Living Wage Jobs for Phillips and Other Twin Cities’ Neighborhoods. Our inventory is procured by donation, and our program is funded by the sale of those materials. We look forward to serving you and the community.”

    The Salvation Army, Northern Division
    St. Paul Hillcrest
    1654 White Bear Ave.
    651-771-7779
    Donation Hours:
    Monday – Friday
    10 a.m.– 4 p.m.
    Saturdays
    9 a.m.– 3 p.m.

    Call for pickup, 612-332-5855

    Steeple People’s Surplus Store
    2004 Lyndale Ave South
    Minneapolis, MN 55405-3024
    (612) 871-8305
    Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis strengthens families and works to end poverty and homelessness in the Twin Cities. With programs for children, families and adults most in need, Catholic Charities annually helps 37,000 people, regardless of faith.Goodwill Industries, you can search here by zip code to find a store near you.

  • Consumer

    “The Angie’s List is a word-of-mouth network for consumers. It’s a growing collection of homeowners’ real-life experiences with local service companies. The people who join Angie’s List are like you – looking for a way to find trustworthy companies that perform high-quality work. Rather than digging through the Yellow Pages, they check Angie’s List to find out what people in their area are saying about the companies they’ve hired.”
    “Consumers’ CHECKBOOK/ The Center for the Study of Services is an independent, nonprofit consumer organization founded in 1974 with the help of funding from the U.S. Office of Consumer Affairs. Our purpose is to provide consumers information to help them get high quality services and products at the best possible prices. We are supported entirely by subscription payments and donations from individual consumers who subscribe to our magazines, and by fees for our information services and books. We do not accept support from businesses and our publications carry no advertising.”
    “The Consumer Reports’ Consumer Reports’ mission is to work for a fair, just and safe marketplace for all consumers and to empower consumers to protect themselves.”
    A Helpful Guide for Minnesota Homeowners “The Minnesota Building Industry Foundation has created this web site to help resolve and answer consumer questions on a variety of topics ranging from choosing a homebuilder to maintenance questions.”
    “The Free Market is a listing service for residents who want to give or get free reusable goods for the home, garage and garden. It is part of an effort to reduce the amount of reusable goods being thrown away.”

  • Government
  • Media
  • Minnesota
  • St. Paul

    Saint Paul after hours – link doesn’t work

  • Travel
  • Washington County
  • Woodpeckers

    Woodpeckers and the management of woodpecker damage, Internet Center for Wildlife Damage Management
    Preventing Woodpecker Damage, Colorado State University
    Woodpeckers: Damage, Prevention, and Control, Cornell Lab of Ornithology

  • Woodbury

    City of Woodbury City of Woodbury listing of community events
    City of Woodbury listing of churches
    City of Woodbury directory of local businesses
    City of Woodbury Lake monitoring program. “The City of Woodbury participates in a lake-monitoring program sponsored by the Metropolitan Council.” Scroll to the bottom of page and click on “Storm Water Public Service Announcement” to see the “Rubber Ducky” public service announcement.
    Woodbury Lions ClubWoodbury, Minnesota page on Facebook