THE PERIPHERY Environmentalism Grows Up
Today's environmentalists are using a more cooperative approach to see a cleaner planet.
Maybe you saw the video of a teacher blowing up her students who dont volunteer to participate in carbon reduc... Posted on 11/26/13 at 3:38 PM
THE NEW FORTY Nature and nurture...
If you were to ask me if I camp, I would issue my standard reply I enjoy nature, but for me it is a day trip. I need the modern conveniences in life a cozy bed, a warm shower, morning coffee, electr... Posted on 7/11/13 at 10:19 AM
REAL OILFIELD WIVES Your Guide to Monthly Subscription Boxes
It's not a secret that I love to shop. I especially love shopping when I don't need to leave my house! Monthly subscription boxes... they're everywhere these days. Beauty products, crafts, beer, toys.... Posted on 3/16/13 at 3:06 PM
PARENT INFORMATION CENTER 6 Fall Activities To Try
Fall is here whichLEAVES lots of possibilitiesfor things to do while those leaves are turning and falling off the trees. It's such a beautiful time ofyear so why not enjoy being outside and bondingw... Posted on 10/15/12 at 2:04 PM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Letting Go, Letting Life
The trek was over.
I got back to Zhuhai, my home in China for the past eleven months. But though I was done trekking, I wasn't through with traveling: I had 48 left in China to ready for a long journ... Posted on 10/6/12 at 8:21 AM
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.
This might seem like a stretch to skeptical readers, but the Agassiz Audubon Society has launched an initiative putting blue jays to work as volunteers to increase oak tree numbers at the site of a habitat restoration in northwest Minnesota.
North Dakota regulators on Tuesday approved a plan that will allow a company to drill for oil near Theodore Roosevelt National Park after resubmitting an application that moves its operation away from the historic Elkhorn Ranch where Theodore Roosevelt built a cabin in the early 1880s.
HALLOCK, Minn. — From his backyard deck, Loren Younggren enjoys watching deer meander through his yard on the north edge of town. However, that enjoyment ends where his flowers and saplings begin.Other residents felt the same way, prompting the town of 900 residents to establish its own bow hunting season.
It happens every year, but some years, it happens in just the right way.
The fall colors are about to bloom all over Minnesota, transforming the state’s green leaves into an ever-changing canvas of yellows, reds and browns. And it’s predicted that, this year, the hues are going to be particularly spectacular.
A judge rejected a bid by farm industry groups to block federal and state pollution limits designed to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay by more tightly regulating wastewater treatment, construction along waterways and agricultural runoff.
The bane of gardeners, purslane is the most common and persistent weed afloat. The flat little succulent turns over easily with a hoe. Once uprooted, purslane lies there as helpless as an overturned turtle.
Heidi Connahs, who is earning a doctorate in biology in UND, scanned a prairie for insects during what’s known to scientists as a “bioblitz” on Saturday morning. About a dozen participants, including UND researchers and volunteers, tried to identify as many living things as possible at the park.
Tu-Uyen Tran and Jenna Watson
, August 10, 2013
Stately, tall white pines all over the state and the tamaracks of northeastern Minnesota have had their natural defenses from beetles weakened. Scientists suspect climate change is to blame in both cases.
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