Dayton to convene water quality summit By Shannon Prather Star Tribune NOVEMBER 21, 2015 — 9:53PM Alarmed about the rising levels of contamination in Minnesota’s lakes, rivers and wetlands, Gov. Mark Dayton said he’ll convene a statewide water quality summit in February. Dayton made the announcement Saturday at annual meetings of the Minnesota Farm Bureau and the […]Water Hot Topic in Recent Metro Paper Part 2
Northeast metro put on notice over water use Area covering all of Ramsey, Washington counties part of new management area. By David Peterson Star Tribune NOVEMBER 19, 2015 — 7:27PM A broad swath of the northeast metro is being drawn into a new state plan to watch over the use of water, based on trend lines warning […]Water Hot Topic in Recent Metro Paper Part 1
The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported on several water related issues you need to be aware of: State considers sensitive issue of limiting water drawn from ground Issue of setting a threshold for lakes, streams is highly charged. By David Peterson Star Tribune NOVEMBER 20, 2015 — 8:25PM State officials are nearing the politically sensitive point of establishing […]BWSR Featured Plant Canada Milkvetch (Astragalus canadensis)
Canada Milkvetch (Astragalus canadensis) Canada Milkvetch is a plant of many uses. It has dense, spike-like clusters of flowers that bloom with creamy white or yellowish flowers during the summer. Having a taproot and fibrous roots it is effective at controlling erosion, and adding nitrogen to the soil. It attracts many different types of pollinators […]Prairie-land Outreach Education and OTF
Join your peers in south western Minnesota at Marshall Golf Club on December 14th for the 2015 Prairie-land Outreach Event. Education in the morning followed by lunch and an open turf roundtable forum in the afternoon. Host superintendent Terry Negen invites you to a great day of catching up with your area managers, advocacy updates, […]
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