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CURE BlogWritings and posts on all the latest activities at CURE

Oct

10

REGISTRATION & EVENT INFO: Mussels Field Day with Bernard Sietman

Join us for our third annual freshwater mussels field day where the Yellow Medicine River enters the Minnesota River with MN DNR malacologist, Bernard Sietman. You will be hard pressed to find anyone as passionate and as knowledgeable about mussels as this transplanted Missourian. Since 2002, he has worked across Minnesota surveying mussels. One of […]

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Sep

26

REGISTRATION & EVENT INFO: Buckthorn Removal at the Lac qui Parle Mission

CURE, Minnesota Master Naturalists (MMN), and the Chippewa County Historical Society with the support of the Chippewa Soil & Water Conservation District will team up to remove buckthorn at the Lac qui Parle Mission as part of the National Public Lands Day (NPLD) day of action. This is the nation’s largest single-day volunteer effort for […]

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Sep

03

Citizen Engagement at Public Hearing Shuts Down Mining Proposal

About three weeks ago, CURE received a call from a landowner because he and three of his neighbors had been notified of a public hearing regarding a variance request from Duininck Inc.: the company wanted to mine gravel less than 500 feet from the Minnesota River. While there were already pits in place from the […]

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Aug

27

Public Hearing about Duininck Gravel Mine Proposal in Renville County

Duininck Inc. is requesting a variance to mine gravel less than 1000 ft from the Minnesota River in Renville County. There is a public hearing at 8:30 am on Thursday, August 27th, in Olivia, and all interested parties are invited to attend. Duininck Inc. controls a little less than 20 acres in the Sacred Heart […]

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