Lakes, Rivers and Water
The forum itself was a project of 26 different environmental and other groups including Conservation Minnesota, and was focused on what the candidates trying to be the 41st Governor of Minnesota thought about a host of environmental issues.
The Water Main is new focus area from Public Radio that intends to, “make sense of the central and complex role that water plays in our lives– from our economy to our well being, mood and even our cultural and spiritual identities.”
In the past, the state legislature has looked at updating the state’s liability laws to allow a liability exemptions for salt applicators who get certified in the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s best practices for salt application.
Being outside, experiencing the sights, sounds, and smells of Minnesota, connecting with family and friends, and catching a nice fish – There’s no better feeling in the world.
Why is it important to take care of the leaves on your lawn, and what can you do about them? Check out this latest post for insight and suggestions on yard leaf management.
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!
Thankfully there are a number of programs that people can patriciate in right now to help improve water quality in their own community.
It’s been great to discover that Conservation Minnesota can play an important role in helping to establish these commissions in communities where we work.
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.