To all our fellow pollinator lovers out there, check out this article and photography - amazing!!
"Spend just a few minutes in a garden this time of year, and you will likely see a pollinator buzzing or fluttering from flower to flower. While most of us are aware of this vitally important ecosystem service, the act itself — the transfer of pollen from stamen to stigma via tiny feet, wings, antennas or mouthparts — is largely unseen. In “Pollination Power,” Heather Angel, a photographer based in Surrey, England, exposes the process in macrophotography, which stands out not only for its range and aesthetics, but also for its scientific exactness: She was determined to show not just creatures in flowers, but the instant release of pollen itself."
It's Clean Energy Business Day at the Capitol today and clean energy businesses and advocates are speaking with MN legislators to promote good clean energy policy in MN. This lobby day "comes at a time when lawmakers are looking to erode oversight of rural utilities, kill a solar manufacturing and renewable development fund, and try to impose legislative oversight in a settlement agreement with Volkswagen, among other bills" To read more about Clean Energy Business Day click here: midwestenergynews.com/2017/04/25/minnesota-clean-energy-businesses-come-together-to-lobby-legisla...... See MoreSee Less
Would you like to attend a science march on Earth Day? (The likely answer is YES) Join the crew of marchers in Morris beginning at 12:30. Check out the event page for more details. Looks like the weather will be great, too! ... See MoreSee Less
We will be meeting at 12:30pm at the UMM Sign on the corner of College Ave & E. 4th Street. There will be some brief comments from various people and participants are welcome to check out the poster...