As Midwestern farm fields take a long winter’s nap, evidence is piling up that even when the temperature’s above freezing, all that soil is basically in a bit of a… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Land Conservation
Gov. Dayton: This is Farmland, Not Fracland
By Bob Christie NOTE: Land Stewardship Project members and staff met with Governor Mark Dayton about frac sand mining issues on Dec. 4 in Winona, Minn. The meeting began with… Read more »
Minnesota Farmers: CSP is on for 2013
By Adam Warthesen, Land Stewardship Project One of the nation’s most innovative working lands farm conservation initiatives has received a financial reprieve, thanks to the continuing resolution signed by President… Read more »
How about jobs FOR the environment?
I’m just a little sick of this whole “jobs versus the environment” thing. First thing, the goal of good public policy should be to have both good jobs and a… Read more »
No Dogs Allowed… Until After the Public Meeting
Someone tried to take public policy into their own hands here in Duluth, trying a line-item veto on the rules protecting the lovely pine forest of Minnesota Point. It’s not… Read more »
Betty McCollum cites MN’s EPA Valentines on U.S. House Floor
On Feb. 16, Congresswoman McCollum referred to Minnesota’s Valentines to the EPA when she spoke against budget cuts to environmental protection programs on the U.S. House Floor.
Thanks for showing your love to the EPA
Thanks to everyone who participated in the We Heart EPA campaign! We are happy to report that the effort resulted in some great actions:
“America’s Great Outdoors Listening Session” is Coming to Minnesota
Get ready to share your ideas for protecting the places you love! NOTICE OF A PUBLIC LISTENING SESSION ON THE PRESIDENT’S AMERICA’S GREAT OUTDOORS INITIATIVE Recommend on Facebook Share on google… Read more »
some quick updates
With all apologies for the delay, here are some quick updates from the capitol and a few other tidbits.
Great Lakes and the Farm Bill
The Healing our Waters Coalition has a new report out detailing participation in the Federal Farm Bill for states around the Great Lakes.