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Cost Sharing Programs Could Be Available for Your Spring Lawn and Garden Projects

Cost Sharing Programs Could Be Available for Your Spring Lawn and Garden Projects

The good news is that your local watershed district may be offering opportunities to help share the costs when it comes doing something like installing a raingarden or restoring native habitats. Continue reading

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Rochester: One Important Vote Could Save Energy and Money

Rochester: One Important Vote Could Save Energy and Money

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. Continue reading

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Nitrogen and Buckthorn? Yes, they’re related issues.

Nitrogen and Buckthorn? Yes, they’re related issues.

For those of you who aren’t familiar with buckthorn, it’s an invasive tree (some consider it to be a shrub) that is all but impossible to get rid of. Continue reading

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Summer 2016 Newsletter: Keeping the Clean Water Promise

Summer 2016 Newsletter: Keeping the Clean Water Promise

As May came to a close and most Minnesotans started thinking about summer, elected officials at the state capitol wrapped up this year’s Legislative Session. Continue reading

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Winter 2015 Newsletter: Preserving Our Traditions

Winter 2015 Newsletter: Preserving Our Traditions

At Conservation Minnesota it has become our tradition to ask Minnesotans, like you, what conservation areas they care about. Continue reading

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Nitrates: Not Just the Way It Is

Nitrates: Not Just the Way It Is

Nitrates in drinking water are no longer a problem that just affects agricultural communities but now suburban and urban communities. Should we just drink bottled water for the rest of our lives and say to ourselves, “this is just the way it is”? Continue reading

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The View from Moose Mountain

The View from Moose Mountain

At Lutsen Mountains, the Superior Hiking Trail creates the opportunity to explore in hiking boots the mountain terrain that makes the ski area one of the best in the Upper Midwest. Continue reading

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Are you ready for Election Day?

Are you ready for Election Day?

Tomorrow is Election Day and I wanted to provide you with some handy information to make the day easy and smooth. Continue reading

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Promising Research To Combat Aquatic Invasives

Promising Research To Combat Aquatic Invasives

In our seemingly never-ending battle against aquatic invasives, a new New York Times article shows some biological promise in the fight. Written by longtime Hudson river chronicler and historian, Robert Boyle, a new bacterium has been discovered that kills zebra … Continue reading

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Shell Prairies

Shell Prairies

“The Shell Prairies are an ideal place for any man to live. The most beautiful country I ever saw.” – Squire S. McKinley, Osage MN 1905* Most Minnesotans today would be hard-pressed to identify where the “Shell Prairies” are located. They … Continue reading

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