- Anna Richey joins the team after a decade spent in the trenches on political campaigns around the state. She will be serving as the regional manager for Southern Minnesota, which means she will be working with community leaders and people who want to protect Minnesota’s Great Outdoors throughout the region.
Posts by AnnaRichey
My time outdoors has always felt like solitary time. But, realization that the natural places I love are threatened has made me an amateur storyteller, too. If we all did the same, what a difference it could make!
Over 300 people showed up to express concerns about Minnesota’s water at the Governor’s first 25 By 25 meeting in Rochester–but just what were those concerns?
After years of advocacy, the residents of several southern Minnesota cities are finally going to have the opportunity to buy into community solar.
By leaving concerned citizens outside the process, cities risk squandering a valuable resource that could enhance and enrich their policies. Sometimes it takes an outsider to point it out.
Rochester’s third annual Earth Fest Expo was held in April and saw an even larger turn-out than in past years. Was it a fluke, or does it the result of a greater awareness of issues in the community?
The Rochester Energy Commission has completed an Energy Action Plan to save the city thousands of dollars and move Rochester closer to its energy goals. But, not all on Council are seeing the win-win.
Rochester is excited about the German Energy Partnership that was initiated last spring. What’s been going on and what’s on the horizon?
After a massive kill of over 10,000 fish in the Whitewater River last year, the DNR says populations are on the rebound. But, if they won’t say what caused it, how can it be prevented from happening again?
Across Minnesota, communities are finding ways to advance sustainability goals. But, is there one right way to do it?
Mega-rain events, like the one in late September, are putting the streams, rivers and ditches of SE Minnesota to the test. It’s time to change our assumptions and practices to achieve more successes and fewer failures.