Apr

02

What is a Watershed, Anyway?

“Can I ask you a question? It’s probably really dumb, though. But, what exactly is a watershed?” That, my friend, professional acquaintance, or perfect stranger, is not a dumb question. Not in the least. Post by Ariel Herrod, CURE’s Watershed Sustainability Program Coordinator.

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Feb

19

The Minnesota Frog & Toad Calling Survey

Are you gearing up for spring and the thoughts of being outside in warmer weather are running through your mind? Well, you are not alone as the sun warms the ground and our souls – the some 14 species of frog and toads will soon be here to hear…

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Feb

04

6 Simple Takeaways to Get You Started with Your Garden this Year

Hot soup, warm buns from Carl’s Bakery and simple informational handouts welcomed 30 people to the K.K. Berge building on a Thursday evening in January. After everyone grabbed a plate of food, CURE introduced Adam Flett from… Blog post by Sarina Otaibi, CURE Director of Communications & Engagement.

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Feb

03

Good News, Bad News: The 2014 Farm Bill

As the negotiations for the 2014 Farm Bill came to a close, we heard plenty about crop subsidies and food stamps, but the bill that passed in the House last Wednesday also included funding for renewable energy and conservation programs. Granted, this is only about 7% of the budget, but it still has significant implications for our landscape. Blog post by Ariel Herrod, CURE Watershed Sustainability Program Coordinator.

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Jan

21

It’s good to have a plan.

“In 2014, CURE will be a well-run, high-functioning, impactful organization that clearly communicates its mission and goals to its funders, supporters, and the public.” Nonprofits love this kind of language, and for CURE, the intent is sincere. It underpins our work. But let’s spell it out. CURE has a user-friendly, three-part work plan for 2014. [...]

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