Posts Categorized: Loon Commons blog

News Watch: Jul. 21

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food; Climate Change; Coal; Fish & Wildlife; Frac Sand Mining; Invasive Species; Mining; Oil & Pipelines; Parks & Trails;  Energy; Frac Sand Mining; Invasive Species; Oil & Pipelines; Parks & Trails; Politics & Administration; Restoration & Development; Transportation; Waste & Recycling; Water; Latest from Loon Commons Blog Agriculture & Food Minnesota 2020:… Read more »

Soil Health: Numbers vs. Knowing

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Sometimes it takes a bit of an evangelist to remind us that praying at the altar of facts and figures can blind one to how they all connect in the bigger picture. In the case of production systems that build soil health, that preacher is Ray Archuleta. “The soil is naked, hungry, thirsty and running… Read more »

News Watch: Jul. 17

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food; Coal; Energy; Frac Sand Mining; Invasive Species; Oil & Pipelines; Parks & Trails; Transportation; Waste & Recycling; Water; Wildlife & Outdoor Recreation; World News; Latest from Loon Commons Blog Agriculture & Food Minn Post: Project Sweetie Pie teaches north Minneapolis youth about gardening  Pioneer Press: Minnesota grape harvest stomped out by… Read more »

News Watch: Jul. 14

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food; Environmental Education; Energy; Fish & Wildlife; Mining; Oil & Pipelines; Parks & Trails; Residential Sustainability & Sustainable Development; Transportation; Water; Latest from Loon Commons Blog Agriculture & Food Star Tribune: National sweetener battle grows increasingly bitter  Twin Cities Daily Planet: Research funding boost to help new University Bee Lab facility in… Read more »

News Watch: Jul. 10

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food; Climate Change; Conservation; Environmental Education; Flooding; Invasive Species; Nuclear Energy; Mining; Oil & Pipelines; Transportation; Water; Wildlife; Latest from Loon Commons Blog Agriculture & Food Star Tribune: Our wet spring set the stage for plant problems  Climate Change Huffington Post: Federal Government Still Spending Billions to Subsidize Fossil Fuels  MinnPost: Earth… Read more »

News Watch: Jul. 7

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food; Climate Change; Environmental Education; Great Lakes; Invasive Species; Mining; Pipelines; Transportation; Renewable Energy; Waste & Recycling; Water; Wildlife; Latest from Loon Commons Blog Agriculture & Food Associated Press: University of Minnesota is studying urban heat (In MPR)  Duluth News Tribune: Saginaw organic farm sows seeds on other people’s property  MPR: Raw… Read more »

News Watch: Jul. 3

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food; Climate Change; Growth & Development; Invasive Species; Mining; Oil; Parks & Trails; Superfund Sites; Transportation; Water; Wildlife; Latest from Loon Commons Blog Agriculture & Food Associated Press: US providing $50M for Red River Basin conservation (In San Francisco Chronicle)  MPR: Gypsy moth quarantine imposed in NE Minnesota  Star Tribune: Waterlogged fields… Read more »

News Watch: Jun. 30

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food; Climate Change; Energy & Energy Efficiency; Mining; Scientific and Natural Areas; Transportation; Water Quality; Latest from Loon Commons Blog Recommend on Facebook Share on google plus Tweet about it

News Watch: Jun. 26, 2014

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture and Food; Climate Change; Conservation; EPA Carbon Ruling; Fish and Wildlife; Frac Sand Mining; Geology; Green Infrastructure; Invasive Species; Mining; Parks and Trails; Transportation; Latest from Loon Commons Blog Agriculture and Food MPR: Farmers facing tough decisions in rain’s wake  MRP: ‘Bee-friendly’ plants may not be, advocates say  Star Tribune: Climate change could burn… Read more »