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.
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
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.
After working with our basin agronomist this past summer – meeting farmers, making videos for our YouTube channel, and in … Continue reading Connecting the dots between farming, weather, risk management, and soil health
The only sound in the chill morning air was the gentle whir of the drone’s propellers. Patrick McNeil, my neighbor … Continue reading Small lakes deliver a different Minnesota lake experience