Today’s topics: Agriculture, Development, Farm Bill, Forests, Mining, Transportation, Waste, Water, and Wildlife.
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Today’s topics: Agriculture, Energy, Health, Metropolitan Council, and Water.
Today’s topics: Agriculture, Energy, Great Lakes, Health, Legislature, Natural Areas, Non-Native Invasive Species, Pesticides, Tourism, Transportation, Water, and Wildlife.
Today’s topics: Agencies, Energy, Funding, Great Lakes, Health, Off-Highway Vehicles, Transportation, Waste, Water, and Wildlife.
Word on the street is that Nancy Gibson, a board member of the International Wolf Center, and Mark Martell, executive director of Audubon Minnesota, will be on MPR’s Midday program today at 11 a.m. to talk about wolves, eagles, and more. Recommend on Facebook Share on google plus Tweet about it
Mining-related cancers hidden by the Department of Health for a year, the seemingly growing presence of 3M chemicals in drinking water and area fish, and another whistleblower lawsuit against the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) create a troubling appearance of reoccurring patterns that our state must address.
The Healing Our Waters coalition has a photo and story contest underway for Great Lakes pictures and tales. Over $7,500 in prizes, including a tent and a kayak. Submissions will be taken through August 20, though prizes are be awarded each month. Recommend on Facebook Share on google plus Tweet about it
A few items to note recently from the blogosphere: Dave Dempsey pointed out an EPA report giving the health of the Great Lakes “mixed reviews”. Reportedly on the plus side, Lake Trout in Superior are naturally reproducing more and there are less toxins than 30 years ago (is the ’70s really the appropriate benchmark?). On… Read more »
The annual Bell Museum Bioblitz starts Friday night. This year they’ll be exploring around the Warner Nature Center along the St. Croix. If you’re into owls, frogs, birds, wetlands, butterflies, prairies, bogs, fungi – or whatever – there’s a way you can help survey Minnesota’s plants and animals. Details are on the Bell website and City Pages asked three questions… Read more »
For those looking for alternative ways to help out Minnesota’s environmental community in one way or another, consider these two options: Photo Contest – The Minnesota Environmental Fund is having a photo contest. They are looking for local images that demonstrate the importance of our environment, so submit yours by June 21. Online Auction –… Read more »