DNR Press Release: A water festival is typically a one-day event organized to educate a large number of students from several schools about water resources. Full information here.
Two Mankato East teachers took their experimental earth science lesson for a test flight in front of a NASA evaluator this week. . . . the lesson itself . . . presents a series of real-life images and scenarios that depict the consequences of pollutants in the atmosphere. Full Story Here.
The Legislature’s proposed environment budget would cut 66 percent from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s general fund budget. . . . and The bill would also cut the Department of Natural Resources general fund by about 22 percent . . . . The first bill that DFL Governor Mark Dayton and the Republican Legislature agreed […]
St. Paul, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota House committee has eliminated funding to rebuild a dam that officials say is the best option for stopping the spread of invasive Asian carp up the Mississippi River into many of the central and northern lakes. Full Story Here.
Over the years, farmers have thoroughly re-directed water flows to keep their fields dry. As a result, water now rushes out of ditches and into rivers too fast, eventually winding up in the Minnesota, the Mississippi, and Lake Pepin. Story here