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News Watch: November 7

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Today’s Topics: Climate Change, Conservation, Energy, Mining, Oil & Pipelines, Parks & Trails, Pollution, Sustainable Development, Transportation, Water, Wildlife & Fish, Loon Commons Climate Change  Mother Jones: The Paris Climate Agreement Takes Effect Today Conservation Hastings Star Gazette: Art heroes to be honored at gala featuring MEP member group Hastings Environmental Protectors  Lake County News Chronicle: Virgin forest with trees… Read more »

4 Reasons to Schedule your Give to the Max Day gift

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Each November, Minnesota celebrates giving back to our community on Give to the Max Day! This year, this annual day of giving is on Thursday, November 17. But you don’t have to wait until then to make your gift. You can schedule your gift now through November 16, and your gift will count toward our… Read more »

News Watch: November 3

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Conservation, Energy, Mining, Oil & Pipelines, Parks & Trails, Transportation, Waste & Recycling, Water, Wildlife & Fish, Loon Commons Agriculture & Food MPR: Parts of MN experience a record-breaking growing season Public News Service: Make a Habit of Healthy Eating for Your Heart Winona Daily News: Learning Club hears… Read more »

News Watch: October 31

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Conservation, Energy, Oil & Pipelines, Parks & Trails, Pollinators, Pollution, Water, Wildlife & Fish, Loon Commons Agriculture & Food The New York Times: A Difficult Harvest for America’s Black Farmers Climate Change MPR: Bill McKibben and Terry Tamminen on climate change politics and policy Conservation International Falls Journal: Beautifying… Read more »

News Watch: October 27

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Conservation, Energy, Frac Sand, Invasive Species, Mining, Oil & Pipelines, Parks & Trails, Pollinators, Pollution, Transportation, Waste & Recycling, Water, Wildlife & Fish, Loon Commons Agriculture & Food Star Tribune: Tevlin: Ugly St. Paul dumping ground now sprouts vegetables and friendships Climate Change MPR: Trump, Clinton polar opposites on… Read more »

News Watch: October 24

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Conservation, Energy, Oil & Pipelines, Parks & Trails, Transportation, Waste & Recycling, Water, Loon Commons Agriculture & Food West Central Tribune: Some Minn. farmers worry as trade deals take a hit in presidential race Climate Change Grist: How one artist put climate activism on paper Conservation International Falls Journal: Understanding… Read more »

News Watch: October 20

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Conservation, Energy, Mining, Oil & Pipelines, Pollinators, Transportation, Water, Wildlife & Fish, Loon Commons Agriculture & Food Bloomington Prairie Online: Feedlot Lawsuit Gains More Momentum featuring MEP member groups Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy and Environment Minnesota MPR: Bright blue skies, farmers adapting to increased climate variability Star Tribune: ‘Buy local’… Read more »

News Watch: October 18

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Conservation, Energy, Oil & Pipelines, Parks & Trails, Pollution, Sustainable Development, Transportation, Waste & Recycling, Water, Wildlife & Fish, Loon Commons Agriculture & Food Kenyon Leader: Sustainability approach focuses on people, planet and profitability MPR: Glen Taylor sees green in ‘war on big food’ NPR: We Pay Billions For… Read more »

News Watch: October 13

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Energy, Oil & Pipelines, Parks & Trails, Pollinators, Sustainable Development, Transportation, Water, Wildlife & Fish, Loon Commons Agriculture & Food MinnPost: Globalization is bringing little change in what we’re eating — or growing MinnPost: Soda companies’ funding of health organizations raises conflict-of-interest concerns MPR: St. Paul nonprofit to fold… Read more »