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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May

30

Minnesota’s State Parks – An Excellent Opportunity to Explore the Outdoors

Not a native of the area myself, I am embarrassingly little-acquainted with both state-wide and regional State Parks, but with my mom coming to West Central Minnesota for the first time and balmy weather approaching, I decided to do a little parks research and visiting. Blog post by Ariel Herrod.

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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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Jan

09

Sulfide Mining: Where will it take us?

PolyMet Mining Corp. has offered Minnesota a Faustian bargain in the form of a sulfide mine in the Superior National Forest. The company has promised 20 years of jobs, economic stimulus, and the revival of the mining economy of Northern Minnesota through the extraction of copper, nickel, and other metals. An open-pit mine and prosperity. Oh, and 500 years of toxic waste clean-up. By Ariel Herrod at CURE with support from Erik Hatlestad at MPIRG.

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