STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS WITH BRAD DOKKEN 'Give to the Max Day' in Minnesota
Today is Give to the Max Day" in Minnesota, and organizations across the state are asking people to donate to their favorite nonprofit groups and schools.
For hunters and anglers, that means conserva... Posted on 11/14/13 at 9:39 AM
THE NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND Tony Dean-4 years since his death
It just hit me after a full Friday in the field that it was Oct 19, 2009 when I received word legendary conservation communicator Tony Dean had passed away.... Posted on 10/18/13 at 7:41 PM
HOME IMPROVEMENT WITH ANDY LINDUS Top Home Trends for 2013
Outdoor living areas and screened in porches
Some homeowners have taken outdoor living and relaxing to new heights these days. A trend that has started to emerge with more force in the last five ye... Posted on 5/24/13 at 7:35 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program,http://grantnelson00.tripod.com/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderfiles/projectraingarden.mp3... Posted on 2/28/13 at 6:20 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Department says program saves money, cuts emissions
Energy conservation programs work, the Minnesota Commerce Department reports.
The department says state-mandated conservation resulted in gas and electric utilities implementing measures that will sa... Posted on 6/30/12 at 8:21 AM
Canada is running out of time to offer U.S. President Barack Obama a climate change concession that might clinch the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, as the country's energy industry continues to resist costly curbs on greenhouse gas emissions.
Patrick Rucker and Nia Williams
, December 08, 2013
The dozen board members who will recommend which projects deserve grants from North Dakota’s new Outdoor Heritage Fund have their work cut out for them after the fund, which is limited to $30 million every two years, received 76 applications totaling nearly $35 million for the first of five grant rounds.
In a close, contentious vote in August, the Grand Forks City Council put the kibosh on an expanded recycling program that would have included larger recycling bins for all homeowners and a bigger recycling bill.
As part of his wide-ranging research, Seismologist Austin Holland is proposing to inject pressurized water into porous rock in an area already known to be earthquake-prone, to see whether injections of oil industry wastewater are contributing to a "swarm" of earthquakes rocking the state.
Let’s be clear about one thing: In the war between man and weeds, I do not cheer for the weeds. For the most part, I think modern agriculture is a marvel. It feeds us well and cheaply. Consolidation of some agricultural operations, such as feedlots and slaughterhouses, has made the world cleaner and better fed.
Solar panels, geothermal heating and a good location helped UND’s Gorecki Alumni Center get top rankings for environmentally friendly design recently, according to data from the UND Alumni Association and Foundation.
The Environmental Protection Agency has completed a series of Clean Air Act listening sessions, but none came within several hundred miles of North Dakota, and the state’s junior senator is not pleased about it.
Renewable energy projects have, historically, focused on the way that humans can reduce their fossil fuel consumption. But Minnesota is home to more livestock than people: 468,000 milk cows and 7.8 million pigs compared to just 5.3 million residents.
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