Jul

22

Groundwater 101: Where Does Groundwater Come From? Where Does It Go?

This is the second part in a multipart series called Groundwater 101. Groundwater 101 provides the foundation for a good working understanding of groundwater—the source of drinking water for 75% of Minnesotans. Blog post by Ariel Herrod, Watershed Sustainability Program Coordinator.

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Jul

09

Groundwater 101: What’s Geology Got to Do With It?

Groundwater is a big deal. That much is clear. When 75% of Minnesotans turn on the tap, groundwater comes out. About 30% of the world’s freshwater is groundwater. And plentiful, clean water is a key component of Minnesotan identity, even as lake levels drop, wells run dry, and seasonal floods cost the state millions of dollars. Post by Ariel Herrod, Watershed Sustainability Program Coordinator.

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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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