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What Is Happening To My Trees?

What Is Happening To My Trees?

September 5, 2023 by

“What is happening to my trees?” is the most common question that I’ve been hearing over the past month. 

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Clean, Drain, and Dispose to Protect Minnesota Waters

Clean, Drain, and Dispose to Protect Minnesota Waters

August 7, 2023 by

With roughly 11,842 lakes in the state, it’s no wonder Minnesotans spend a lot of their summer free time out on the water. Because of this, individuals have easily and unknowingly spread aquatic invasive species (AIS) when moving their boats and other water-related equipment around to different waterbodies, leading to eight percent of Minnesota’s water becoming impaired with aquatic invasive species.

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MASWCD Teacher of the Year

MASWCD Teacher of the Year

November 4, 2021 by

Rondi Ulmer, eighth grade science teacher at Prairie Wind Middle School, has been selected for the 2021 Teacher of The Year Award by the Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts (MASWCD). Each year the MASWCD selects an outstanding teacher who actively engages students in the betterment of natural resources in partnership with local Soil and Water Conservation Districts.

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Lakeshore Owners Loving Their Lakes to Death to Live the Perfect #Lakelife

Lakeshore Owners Loving Their Lakes to Death to Live the Perfect #Lakelife

June 28, 2020 by

I get it, we want our lake homes or cabins larger enough to accommodate all our family and friends. We want to have patios and decks that allow us to enjoy an unobstructed view of the lake. We want perfect, golf course-like, manicured lawns with sandy beaches that allow the kids or grandkids access to the lake for swimming. We want the lake in front of our lots to be weed free so the kids can swim without anything touching their feet or legs. We want a perfectly clear lake free of any aquatic invasive species, and we need to have a garage or shed conveniently placed and large enough to store all the toys we use on the water. We want the lake to be abundant with desirable fish so that we can catch one on almost every cast. We want to live the perfect #LakeLife experience. Sounds great, but is it great for the lake?

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What is Groundwater?

What is Groundwater?

May 12, 2020 by

It's pretty easy to turn on the faucet and not have a second thought about where the water that's gushing out of it comes from. But where does it come from and how do we impact it?

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