Tag Archives: Minnesota

No Mining in the Boundary Waters

My former boss and mentor, the late Congressman Bruce F. Vento is smiling down on us right now. The reason is that we just heard today that federal land managers decided to reject a proposed mine in the heart of … Continue reading

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Minnesota Makes a Bold Move on Buffers

A proposal in Minnesota wont solve all the problems of agriculture run off, but certainly this is a bold move by Minnesota. Protecting water quality, providing cover and habitat for upland birds like pheasant = good wildlife conservation.

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One step closer to stopping carp in Minnesota

Date:   October 24, 2013 Coalition Applauds Provisions to Help Fight the Threat of Asian carp in Minnesota waters Statement: “The Stop Carp Coalition thanks Congressman Ellison and Congresswoman McCollum for their efforts in the fight against Asian carp.  With Rep. … Continue reading

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New Poll: Minnesotans Support Action on Asian Carp

Minnesota is heralded as The Land of 10,000 Lakes.  This is no exaggeration; there are 11, 842 lakes over 10 acres in size.  Not to mention the vast, deep and cold Lake Superior.  Those waters, together with forests, parks, and … Continue reading

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Man vs Moose

Check this out… This dude is either the Beastmaster or the next candidate for a Darwin Award. Either way, this standoff reminds me of my first encounter with a moose while visiting my brother in Anchorage, Alaska about 13 years ago. … Continue reading

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Stop the Carp in the Land of 10,000 Lakes

Minnesota is facing an urgent threat from these jumping carp.  While we know that closing the locks in the Chicago Area is not an option – only permanently separating the Great Lakes from the Mississippi River is – looking to … Continue reading

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http://stopcarp.org/ A coalition of conservation organizations that includes National Wildlife Federation, Minnesota Conservation Federation, Minnesota Trout Unlimited, and others just launched a new site dedicated to preventing Asian carp from invading Minnesota’s treasured rivers and lakes. Find the latest information … Continue reading

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