Category Archives: lakes

Storm Lake Wins a Pulitzer

We love an underdog, and when a small town Iowa newspaper takes on the industry that dominates its state you pay attention! The Storm Lake Times has just won a Pulitzer Prize for editorials on Iowa’s water problems caused by agriculture. To me this is a … Continue reading

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Our Urban Rivers

We all live on lakeshore. If you have a storm drain on your street it probably drains to a lake or river. The crap we are inadvertently putting in our rivers is cause for concern, and we must become more … Continue reading

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Celebrate World Water Day!

Happy World Water Day! International World Water Day is held annually on March 22 as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.  http://www.worldwaterday.org/ The water on our planet … Continue reading

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March 15, Action

A March 15 action item: Send a postcard to Donald Trump. Send at least one card, but it is hard to stop at one.  Weekly, I have been sending postcards, and it is good for the soul. What issues are … Continue reading

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March on Lake Superior

March brings melting snow, longer days and deep blue sun, but then a big dump of new snow. Today the lake in front of my house is full of white slush, but two days ago it was empty of snow, … Continue reading

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Water Is Life

No one should be allowed to pollute our water ways, no one! The water we have on earth is the only water we will ever have and we must take care of it. Mr. Trump has proposed to roll back … Continue reading

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Good Ideas to Reduce Plastic

This is an excellent blog on reducing plastic from http://www.ecomena.org. It is so simple! Ecomena’s top ways to reduce plastic are: 1. Bring your own shopping bags 2. Buy bulk and refill your own containers 3. Don’t purchase bottled water … Continue reading

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