A great graphic by Fresh Energy illustrating Xcel Energy's decision to close Sherco 1 & 2 that will shift their mix of energy resources to more solar and wind while driving down emissions. This is a great example for other utilities to follow. #BeyondCoal #ActonClimate ... See MoreSee Less
Spending the day with teachers from around southwestern Minnesota learning about freshwater mussels as part of CURE's 3rd annual Mussel Field days. People often will ask what the big deal is about mussels - Mussels are a key indicator species on the health of a waterway. Not only do they tell you about the health of a river but they often tell you alot about the fish that live in the river as well. #cureadventures, #mndnr, #lovemussels ... See MoreSee Less
Friday we spent time with teachers in the area and Saturday CURE hosted our 3rd Annual Mussel Field Day
CURE believes that a connected river is a healthy river. Dams block a river’s flow and can interfere with clean water, fish and wildlife, and recreation opportunities. The integration of a fish passage at the Granite Falls Dam would provide an important connection in the Minnesota River. This whitewater park study brings us one step closer to reconnecting a healthy Minnesota River. ... See MoreSee Less
The Minnesota River in Granite Falls, MN, is the site for a recently funded study to determine whether a whitewater park would be feasible for a 3-mile stretch beginning at the Granite Falls Dam and...