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CURE BlogWritings and posts on all the latest activities at CURE

Apr

26

From Dumping Ground to National Treasure

For the past 20 years CURE has been organizing cleanups in the Upper Minnesota River watershed. This past Earth Day we brought together 25 volunteers for about 3 hours of work surrounding the new Chippewa County Park along the Minnesota River in Wegdahl. The clean up netted about 600 pound of trash, a couple of discarded TVs, an old […]

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Apr

19

“Drop-in Art Night” a hit in Granite Falls

  So far, there have been three “Drop-in Art Nights” at the K.K. Berge building along the Minnesota River in Granite Falls on Wednesday nights. The social experiment seems to be working! There were various activities going on such as drawing, talking, carving, sculpting, and most important of all, connecting. Both nights achieved our goal […]

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Apr

11

Le Sueur Map Party Points a Way Forward

 Recently, more than 70 people took part in a new kind of watershed-based civic engagement in Pemberton MN:  The Map Party. The idea is simple.  Get your local historical society, your local soil and water conservation district and local staff from the DNR, the MPCA, the Department of Ag,  and academic institutions together in one […]

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Apr

04

Emergent Streams of Interaction. Your Input Requested.

Have you ever found yourself hypnotized by sitting next to a river or a waterfall for 10 minutes studying how the water flows? It is a great exercise to focus your eye on one point of the flowing water upstream and then follow that point as it flows through your plane of vision and then […]

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