Minnesota is facing the loss of a valuable environmental site with countless benefits and natural resource recreational opportunity for nearby residents in exchange for a short-term gain of “hundreds of jobs” (per MPR). There must be a better way to create jobs than to shoot ourselves in our own foot. FullContinue Reading

Visitors have a new way to explore the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge with the introduction of the Discover Nature App, a mobile tour guide and scavenger-hunt-style trivia game. The debut comes with many firsts, including Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge being the first refuge in the Midwest to offer the app, and theContinue Reading

When walking in cold weather, you need to dress in layers that will wick away moisture, insulate from the cold, and keep out the wind and rain. From head to toe and inside to outside, here is what to wear. DRY + Warm + Shield DRY  Inner layer (next toContinue Reading

MN Nature in St Paul, Minnesota, is all about celebrating the seasons and helping you get out to enjoy the diversity of our environment throughout the year. The first of May and the entire month is a wonderful, joyous occasion here in the Northern Tundra of Minnesota. It’s the timeContinue Reading