On Tuesday August 29th, I spent the evening taking part in a major community summit at Anoka Ramsey Community College in Coon Rapids on water issues in the north metro area.
Faced with less than three weeks to make Stillwater’s iconic Lumberjack Days Festival be low-waste, a scrappy Stillwater team finds a way to succeed
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?
On Thursday, July 20th I met with several Edina residents at a Conservation Minnesota member’s home to talk about water.
Thanks to Washington County funding and the Stillwater Independent Business Alliance, this community has come up with a very local approach to improving waste management.
After years of advocacy, the residents of several southern Minnesota cities are finally going to have the opportunity to buy into community solar.
We are a unique state with a unique character and if anyone can get the job done right, it’s Minnesotans.
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.
Exploring solar panels is an exciting process for homeowners who are able to take the step towards being nearly energy self-reliant, but speaking with a homeowner association for approval can seem complicated and daunting. Check out this post for tips on seeking solar panel approval with an HOA!
It’s estimated that Dakota County has saved tax payers $900,000 in 2016 alone as a result of their volunteer programs for everything from pulling invasive species to being a Master Recycler/Composter.