Volunteers help protect and improve our lakes and wetlands. Whatever you do, you can be WaterSmart and encourage your neighbors to be the same. Interested in volunteering? Please apply online to become a City of Eagan volunteer.
Clean your storm drain with our Adopt-A-Storm Drain program. For more information, email
Help bait hooks, remove fish, untangle lines, and teach new anglers how to use fishing poles at various events. Click here to sign up and for specific dates and times. For more information, email
Organize a lake clean-up. Interested in cleaning trash from a lake? We can support organizing or participating in an event. We can either provide some equipment or pick up your bagged and consolidated lake trash. For more information, email
Measure lake water quality. Each year, many residents expand our water quality programs while learning about seasonal variations in water quality and the effects of lake pollution. Our residents are participants of Minnesota's Volunteer Water Monitoring Program, which is coordinated by the Pollution Control Agency. For more information, email
Storm Drain Labeling
Help prevent stormwater pollution. You can spread the message "Keep Pollutants Out, Drains to Lake" by attaching curb markers near street storm drains. Volunteers can also distribute door hangers in neighborhoods to remind people about the connection between land use and healthy lakes and wetlands. We provide all necessary supplies. For more information, email
Track wetland health. You can participate in Dakota County's Wetland Health Evaluation Program. Our volunteer team samples and evaluates the quality of insect and plant life. No experience is necessary, and free training is provided. For more information, email