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
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
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’?
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
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
Every spring, my husband and I have a lawn care ‘discussion.’ By discussion, I mean that we both have strongish … Continue reading They say the grass is always greener…but should it be?
My family recently took a fabulous camping trip to the Upper Peninsula in Michigan. We spent a few days in … Continue reading This summer, find your moment of water zen
In sitting in the last staff meeting for the Washington Conservation District, I kept hearing similar words and phrases across … Continue reading A window into the work of your local soil and water conservation districts
I was almost asleep when I heard it. Or did I hear it? I wasn’t sure, but suddenly I became … Continue reading Drip, drip, drip…the steady beat of the water leak