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Minnesota River board supports market incentives for conservation
MONTEVIDEO -- Minnesota is looking at giving market-based economics a role in cleaning up the state's waters. The Minnesota River Board hopes to help shape the rules for it. Members of the Minnesota River Board agreed Monday in Montevideo to forward a list of suggestions on rules...
September 21, 2010 - 12:30pm
June 18, 2010
Watershed gets stimulus boost
ELLSWORTH -- Since its inception in late 1981, the Kanaranzi-Little Rock Watershed District has had a Frahm serving on its board of directors....
June 18, 2010 - 9:42pm
June 17, 2010
Wildlife, ag shouldn't compete
HERON LAKE -- Finding a balance between conservation practices and production agriculture took center stage Wednesday night and Thursday morning, as the public weighed in on the efforts of the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council. The 12-member council is tasked with identifying...
June 17, 2010 - 7:55pm
May 19, 2010
Watershed receives grant
WORTHINGTON -- The Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District was awarded nearly $36,500 from the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council's Conservation...
May 19, 2010 - 8:25pm
January 5, 2010
Minn. man rescues trumpeter swan from the side of interstate
SPICER -- Keith Palmquist of Spicer enjoys fishing and hunting, and is making the most of this year's early ice to try his luck on the local lakes. Yet his biggest wildlife experience of the year came Dec.
January 5, 2010 - 12:00am
November 21, 2009
Saving the shoreline
WORTHINGTON -- Over the past 50 years, Paul Langseth has seen the banks of his family's Lake Ocheda waterfront property slowly erode away because...
November 21, 2009 - 12:00am
October 26, 2009
Spirit Lake district among greenest in U.S.
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today the Spirit Lake Community School District is listed among the agency's new Top 20 K-12 Schools List of the largest green power purchasers among all primary and secondary schools in the country. The district...
October 26, 2009 - 1:45pm
August 6, 2009
Sickly eagle rescued, diagnosed with lead poisoning and a broken bone
DULUTH - The sickly eagle rescued Monday from along a Northwestern Wisconsin road and then driven to Duluth on the back of a Harley Davidson motorcycle has low-level lead poisoning and an old fracture of its ulna, one of its wing bones. Julia Ponder, director of the University of...
August 6, 2009 - 12:00pm
March 31, 2009
Comments taken on Murray Co. swine herd expansion
MARSHALL -- The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has prepared an Environmental Assessment Worksheet for a proposed swine facility expansion about two miles southwest of Lake Sarah in Section 29 of Lake Sarah Township, Murray County. The EAW, which describes potential impacts...
March 31, 2009 - 12:00am
March 30, 2009
And the winners are ...
March 30, 2009 - 12:00am
March 7, 2009
OCCB gets 80-acre land donation
HARRIS, Iowa -- The Osceola County Conservation Board has been gifted more than 200 acres of land in the last four years, the most recent of...
March 7, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
Man guilty of filling wetlands area
A Blackduck man has been found guilty of major wetlands violations in Itasca County. The violations were part of the Wetland Conservation Act, administered by local counties with support from by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Jeffery R. Swanson, 40, was sentenced...
February 3, 2009 - 3:30pm
January 12, 2009
Green Acres changes upset farmers
BELLE PLAINE (AP) -- Changes to Minnesota's Green Acres program have some farmers getting ready to plow up wetlands that are now too expensive to keep in conservation. Minnesota introduced the Green Acres program 40 years ago for farmers who couldn't afford the rising property taxes...
January 12, 2009 - 12:00am
December 20, 2008
Nobles County honored with new conservation award
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County Commissioners were awarded the first-ever County Conservation Award during the Association of Minnesota Counties...
December 20, 2008 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
Letter: Green Acres changes are bad for farming, conservation
The Minnesota Legislature made changes last year to the Green Acres program that are bad for farmers and bad for conservation. My family farm in Scott County is in the Green Acres program. It is currently owned by my mom. I live on the faun along with my husband and two children....
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am