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GOP Fights Dayton Effort to Restrict Some Fertilizer Use
Legislative Republicans are fighting a Dayton administration proposal to restrict farmers' use of nitrate fertilizers. The GOP-controlled Minnesota House voted 69-56 Monday, April 16, to require legi...
4/17/18 at 9:32 AM New Wild Rice Protection Bill Begins Move Through Legislature 3/9/18 at 10:07 AM
Water Quality Remains a Minnesota Problem 8/17/17 at 8:15 AM
Don’t Get Burned in a Hot Solar Market
BBB Tips on Going Solar With many people becoming more interested in solar power and the affiliated rebates and tax credits available to homeowners and businesses, Better Business Bureau of Minnesota ...
3/9/18 at 3:13 PM
How to Green up Your Holidays
A little effort and imagination can make your holidays more eco-friendly. Many of these practical tips also help reduce stress and save some "green" cash, too. Download a sample poster or flyer and ...
12/15/17 at 3:02 PM
The Changing Face of Outdoor Recreation and Environmental Protection
After 15 years as a nature and wildlife photographer, Dudley Edmondson had photographed mountains and valleys, fuzzy baby bears clinging to tree trunks, and brightly colored orioles perched in branche...
1/24/17 at 10:05 AM
Counting Up Fines Is A Poor Way To Measure The Effectiveness Of Environmental Regulation
"Government regulators have some powerful tools at their disposal to crack down on violators of environmental laws, namely fines, lawsuits and other formal enforcement actions," reports Archie Ingerso...
4/22/16 at 9:46 AM
The Road to 21st Century Skills
By Fargo Public Schools Instructional Resources Director Jodell Teiken What knowledge and skills do students need to help them succeed in school and in life? Of course content knowledge is important;...
11/19/13 at 9:00 AM Glass Paper Project 2013 Fall Update - Part One 9/13/13 at 3:28 PM
The Glass Paper Project, Part III 10/8/12 at 9:16 AM
Learning on a grander 'SCALE'
The University of North Dakota Office of Instructional Development is tipping the "scales" when it comes to creative teaching and learning practices for its students. The University recently added ...
11/15/12 at 4:47 PM
EPA: No ban on lead hunting ammunition
On Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency denied a petition by five environmental groups to ban lead in hunting ammunition. Here's a link to a story on the topic....
8/30/10 at 1:45 PM
Oil Changing Albedo
Several individuals have inquired in recent weeks asking if the oil in the Gulf of Mexico will impact the weather or hurricane development. More specifically will the oil change the albedo (amount of...
6/16/10 at 5:49 AM