In conjunction with Earth Day, the city is launching ReACT Eden Prairie, an online tool residents can use to understand their rooftop solar options.
The new tool was developed as part of the Sustainable Eden Prairie initiative, an ongoing effort focused on education and implementing sustainable practices to protect natural resources.
An interactive map showcases the solar power potential of every structure in Eden Prairie, including single-family homes and businesses. The site also helps the city recognize sustainability efforts and outlines other actions residents can take to help meet the communitywide climate goal of carbon neutrality by 2050.
Students can apply to serve on city commissions
Eden Prairie is now accepting applications through Friday, May 27, for those who want to participate in the Students on Commissions Program for the 2022-2023 school year.
The program is open to any high school junior or senior living in Eden Prairie.
According to the city manager’s April 22 report, the Students on Commissions Program helps youth contribute to their community while gaining valuable insight into municipal government.
Student commission member terms begin in September and end in May, with an expected time commitment of one evening meeting per month.
Call for ‘Arts in the Park’ artists
Artists and makers are needed to display and sell their work at the Arts in the Park event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20.
Sell artwork, homemade beauty products, artisan foods, unique clothing and more in the beautiful surrounding of Purgatory Creek Park. Applications must be received by Friday, June 3.
Compete in Step To It Challenge
Sign up to compete for Eden Prairie in the Step To It Challenge from May 1-28.
The Step To It Challenge is a free program that encourages people of all ages and abilities to become more active and build healthy habits by tracking their activity.
Register at Step To It and log your steps/activity beginning May 1. The most active communities, individuals, schools and worksites are recognized and awarded with prizes, including Minnesota Twins tickets.