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Friday Feature: Great River Greening (March 7, 2018)
Great River Greening (GRG) works throughout Minnesota to lead community-based restorations of prairies, forests, and waters. These projects include native plantings of trees, shrubs, wildflowers, and grasses; ecological inventories and...

Focusing on the Headwaters of the Minnehaha Creek Watershed (February 27, 2018)
All of the cold weather we’ve been having this winter has been great for those of us who like to get out on the ice. Anglers have been out in force on area lakes, including Lake Wassermann in Victoria...

MCWD Square Mileage Update (February 12, 2018)
The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District shrank in 2017…by 3 square miles. MCWD now comprises 178 square miles of territory, down from 181 square miles. Why the change? There are few reasons.  One is that often there are large parcels of land that...

Friday Feature: Wilderness Inquiry (February 9, 2018)
 Wilderness Inquiry was founded in 1974 when Bill Simpson, Tom Rasmussen, and Greg Lais first took a group of 14 year old students out to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness on a winter camping trip.  Their mission is...

Road Salt: Less is More (February 7, 2018)
By mid-winter in Minnesota, roadways, sidewalks, and cars all sport a veneer of road salt. From home-owners to professional salt applicators, cautious Minnesotans don’t just use the recommended 1-3 cups of sodium chloride per 1,000 feet of pavement to get...

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