As I traverse the diverse landscapes of the Lower St. Croix watershed, I can’t help but appreciate the multitude of … Continue reading Yes, you ARE seeing more no-till and cover crops out there.
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
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.
This past week I joined seven residents of the Ecumen Point Pleasant Heights senior living community in Chisago City for … Continue reading Chisago City residents sweep the streets for cleaner water
Stenciling and cleaning storm drains, interacting with public officials, organizing workshops, burying underwear in my garden, walking crop fields, wading … Continue reading ‘You’ve been educated!’ Lessons learned from a summer of environmental education.
One of my favorite things about my job is that I’m always learning something new. While much of what I … Continue reading Conservation Potpourri: August edition