Water quality

Winter 2017 Newsletter: Progress on Polymet

Winter 2017 Newsletter: Progress on Polymet

Over the coming months, decisions will be made by state agencies to determine whether Polymet, potentially the first copper-nickel mine in Minnesota history, will receive permits to operate

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Ice fishing? You betcha!

Ice fishing? You betcha!

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.

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Leaf Me Alone about My Yard

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.

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It’s Up To Us to Tell the Stories of the Place We Love

It’s Up To Us to Tell the Stories of the Place We Love

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!

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The Adopt A Storm Drain Program Is Coming To Bloomington

The Adopt A Storm Drain Program Is Coming To Bloomington

Thankfully there are a number of programs that people can patriciate in right now to help improve water quality in their own community.

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What I Learned About Water In Coon Rapids

What I Learned About Water In Coon Rapids

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. 

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Stop the spread of invasive species – we all play a part

Stop the spread of invasive species – we all play a part

Aquatic and terrestrial invasive species threaten our Minnesota way of life by creating barriers for us to enjoy the Great Outdoors.

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Fall 2017 Newsletter: Minnesota’s Buffer Law

Fall 2017 Newsletter: Minnesota’s Buffer Law

On November 1st the new buffer law goes into effect, requiring buffers or alternative water quality practices on all public waters

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Fall 2017 Newsletter: 25% by 2025

Fall 2017 Newsletter: 25% by 2025

Earlier this year, Governor Dayton announced a new bipartisan goal to improve the state’s water quality by reducing pollution 25% by the year 2025. 

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SE Minnesota Turns Out for First 25 By 25 Town Hall

SE Minnesota Turns Out for First 25 By 25 Town Hall

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?

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