Jul

24

2017 BioBlitz brought 150 to the Tallgrass Prairie

  Did you know that tallgrass prairie is one of the most endangered ecosystems in the world with less than one percent of virgin, untilled prairie left? Or that we have some of the best remaining swathes of prairie right here in Pope County, MN? On the rolling hills at Glacial Lakes State Park, nearly […]

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Sep

27

EVENT: Kids on the frontline: An evening with Emily Marquez

Join us for an evening with Emily Marquez, Pesticide Action Network (PANNA) scientist, for a candid discussion regarding the “Kids on the Frontline” report. Rural children experience the same chemical exposures faced by children in communities across the country from pesticide residues on food and applications in schools, parks and home. They face additional exposures when […]

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Feb

27

CURE Launches Minnesota Rural Progressive Roundtable Series

Minnesota State Representative David Bly told CURE and Land Stewardship Project (LSP) members that this year’s legislative theme is “How do we take care of Greater Minnesota?” If some Minnesota legislators have their way, taking care of Greater Minnesota means the fast tracking of corporate mega projects at the exclusion of rural people from the […]

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Jul

22

Simon Lake BioBlitz: “We totally blitzed that prairie!”

On July 12, some 40-50 people gathered in a white tent between Sheep Berry Fen Preserve and managed grazing lands. They had come for the Simon Lake BioBlitz: a day of neighborly connection, nature nerdery, and some good old fashioned fresh air, and they were not disappointed. Post by Ariel Herrod.

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Jun

24

A Co-Sponsored Action Opportunity: Simon Lake BioBlitz 2014

It’s a lot like it sounds: an intense period of biological surveying in one place at one time, with the goal to provide a snap-shot image of the ecological diversity in a certain area. By gathering as many volunteers as possible, we can thoroughly cover an area and provide an accurate picture. Post by Ariel […]

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