Jul

26

Governor’s Office to Host 25 by ’25 Town Hall Meetings

For 25 years CURE has worked from many angles to protect and restore water quality in Minnesota, especially in the highly agricultural watersheds of the Minnesota River Basin. Results are mixed, but it’s clear that we cannot claim success. Forty Percent of Minnesota’s surface waters tested to date fail to meet protective water quality standards. […]

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Apr

19

Water Action Day at the State Capitol

On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, more than thirty members of CURE (Clean Up the River Environment) and the Land Stewardship Project (LSP) boarded a bus heading to the State Capitol from southwest MN to take part in Water Action Day.   Rural Minnesota was well represented, as members boarded the bus from Clarkfield, Appleton, Olivia, Montevideo, Marshall, […]

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Dec

21

CURE Responds to Help Local Residents; Small Victories Follow

In August, CURE received a call from a landowner in Sacred Heart South Township, Renville County. He was one of four residents notified by the Renville County Board of Adjustment and Appeals that a public hearing had been scheduled to consider a variance request to re-open a Duininck Inc. gravel mine.

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Oct

27

Jewels Discovered in the Minnesota River

There is only one thing better than a beautiful fall weekend where the air is crisp and the sun warms your face, it is the opportunity to get your feet wet while hunting for the jewels of the Minnesota River: freshwater mussels. It was a beautiful fall day on the Minnesota River near the confluence […]

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Oct

10

REGISTRATION & EVENT INFO: Mussels Field Day with Bernard Sietman

Join us for our third annual freshwater mussels field day where the Yellow Medicine River enters the Minnesota River with MN DNR malacologist, Bernard Sietman. You will be hard pressed to find anyone as passionate and as knowledgeable about mussels as this transplanted Missourian. Since 2002, he has worked across Minnesota surveying mussels. One of […]

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