Posts Tagged: External Blog

Grow Your Own

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Vegetables, flowers, grains, legumes – it’s your choice.  If your looking for a way to grow some plants and better connect with your community, why not join a community garden?  If you want to know where your closest garden is, need some tips, or want to connect with other community gardeners, check out GardenWorks.  Look around… Read more »

Green Farms, Blue Water

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The Minnesota River’s contribution of sediment to the Mississippi’s Lake Pepin has increased more than 12-fold since 1830. The Minnesota flows through an area composed of particularly fine-grained soils, which throughout geological history have been prone to erosion. But it is no accident that this relatively recent 12-fold increase in sedimentation parallels the development of… Read more »

Capitol Update for March 9, 2007

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Here is this week’s update by lobbyist John Tuma:

A Barrel Full of News This Week.

There was a great deal of activity on environmental issues at the Legislature this past week, so this report is a little longer than usual. We had an emotionally packed committee hearing on global warming, some committee victories on energy efficiency, some challenging fiscal targets set by the Senate leadership, and some interesting rumors floating around the dedicated funding proposal. Here’s a quick snapshot of the week’s activities.

Senate spending

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Polinaut has hot-off-the-press spending targets proposed in the Minnesota Senate, relative to the budget forecast. At first glance, it doesn’t look good for the environment. In the arena I follow most closely (sorry transit), here’s what they are proposing:

“Going Going Green”

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“Global warming is not coming; it is here.”  Who says?  Sports Illustrated.  Yup, Global Warming is on the cover of March 12th’s Sports Illustrated. I am also happy to say that I saw this first on my second favorite animal named blog: Goat, the High Country News blog.  Recommend on Facebook Share on google plus Tweet about it