Four watermelon rinds. Dozens of banana peels, cucumber ends, and sweet pepper innards. A fair share of eggshells and more … Continue reading Oh compost! My compost!
Prior to European settlement, the Lower St. Croix watershed was predominantly covered by a mixture of prairie and savanna, which … Continue reading From Cropland to Prairie: A Journey of Patience and Management
I’ve really enjoyed getting to know my conservation colleagues in the Lower St. Croix watershed over the past couple years. … Continue reading Walking the conservation talk – the importance of leading by example
Once upon a time, there was a Minnesota family. Tom and Joan both have a deep love of the outdoors, … Continue reading Want lakeshore property? Local realtor workshop ties dreams with reality.
Water storage has been on my mind a lot lately. With the multiple storms tracking across the country dumping rain … Continue reading Water water everywhere, but where do we store it?
2023 – it’s a new year and with it comes all the good intentions to start a new habit – … Continue reading Five conservation resolutions for your new year
The first year the Mold family practiced vertical till on their farm fields, the sight of all that corn residue … Continue reading A farm, a family, and a lifetime of learning.
Have you ever seen the intricate dance of a convoy of snow plows clearing a highway after a winter storm? … Continue reading Envisioning a less salty future
After a successful planting of some native plants in my garden earlier this summer, I decided to take another plunge … Continue reading What happens when landscapes ‘go dormant’?