Conservation Minnesota

News Stream

USDA action exposes desperate need to increase CRP acreage cap

notice from the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday informed county offices around the country not to accept any new Conservation Reserve Program offers Continue reading

Posted on by Webmaster | Posted in Lakes, Rivers and Water | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Pollinator-Friendly Solar Arrays in Minnesota Now Commercially Produce Honey

Minnesota’s largest member-owned electric cooperative Connexus Energy is making solar sweeter at its community solar garden in Ramsey, MN where it is now producing honey. Continue reading

Posted on by Webmaster | Posted in Energy and transportation | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Power from the sun to be harvested from Winona County solar gardens

The Winona County Planning Commission recommended approval of two solar projects on Leidel’s Orchard land in Dresbach Township. Continue reading

Posted on by Webmaster | Posted in Energy and transportation | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

St. Peter and the environment of clean water issue

to St. Peter, incredible people are having discussions around water, habitat, and clean energy have been remarkably similar—Southern Minnesotans are committed to preserving the natural resources that make our home so special Continue reading

Posted on by Webmaster | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Anderson: Political assault on state’s natural resources demands a united response

lessons learned during these past few months by conservationists regarding the breadth and degree of ongoing threats to this state’s wetlands, woods and critters should prompt new approaches to resource stewardship Continue reading

Posted on by Webmaster | Posted in Lakes, Rivers and Water | Tagged , | Leave a comment

PAUL AUSTIN: The budget and the damage done

One of the goals of this unnecessary “crisis” appears to be converting conservation and environmental funds that Minnesota voters approved, into funding for roads. Continue reading

Posted on by Webmaster | Posted in Legacy Amendment | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

NRG unveils its first Minnesota community solar projects

NRG Tuesday announced the completion of its first seven community solar projects in Minnesota, which will serve more than 1,000 residents Continue reading

Posted on by Webmaster | Posted in Energy and transportation | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

‘An incredible tool’; Conservation program opens another chapter in Mower County

CREP is a voluntary federal and state funded program that uses agricultural land for conservation instead of farming or ranching Continue reading

Posted on by Webmaster | Posted in Lakes, Rivers and Water | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Disrupting climate change offers opportunities for healthier living

Make no mistake — Minnesota’s climate is changing. And that shifting climate has a significant, and underappreciated, impact on our health Continue reading

Posted on by Webmaster | Posted in Weather and Climate | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Allete powers up, renews focus on all things energy

the electric utility is still the corporation’s biggest source of income, Allete has been expanding its energy empire and searching for a new balance Continue reading

Posted on by Webmaster | Posted in Energy and transportation | Tagged , , | Leave a comment
Page 1 of 19112345678910...203040...Last »