Aug

31

Governor Dayton takes action to protect bees and other pollinators

Earlier this summer CURE co-sponsored the Minnesota stop of the Keep Hives Alive Tour at Moonstone Farm in Montevideo.  During the stop Minnesota beekeeper James Cook shared with us the risks posed to pollinators (both native and commercial) and food systems as a whole.  The tour took 2 million dead bees to the Environmental Protection […]

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Aug

31

MPCA seeks public comment on Chippewa Watershed

CURE members and constituents are encouraged to provide input and feedback regarding any and all concerns that they have with the Chippewa River Watershed.  This is an opportunity for a public voice to be heard. The Chippewa River Watershed stands out as a prime example of surface water pollution issues in greater Minnesota, and how […]

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Aug

31

Governor Dayton kicks off Year of Water Action

On Thursday, August 18th Governor Dayton kicked off a Year of Water Action at Itasca State Park, near the headwaters of the Mississippi River.  For the next twelve months the Governor will use his platform to educate Minnesotans on the issues facing water in our state and empower them to take action.   “We have […]

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May

31

Invasive Blitz, Paddling, Bees and Naturalists

June provides CURE members a variety of outdoor experiences.  Beginning Wednesday, June 8th CURE is partnering with the MN Master Naturalist program and hosting an Invasive Blitz Volunteer Training at the Upper Sioux Agency State Park.  This training will highlight working with buckthorn, garlic mustard and wild parsnip. June 11th is National Get Outdoors Day […]

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Jun

02

Why we live where we do… CURE announces the 2014 Events & Adventures program summer schedule

Whether you bike or fish, paddle or hike, enjoy photography or catching a glimpse of your favorite feathered friend, Clean Up the River Environment (CURE) has something for you this summer. Post by Peg Furshong, Director of Operations & Constituent Relations.

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