Category Archives: streams

Voters for Dirty Air And Water?

Did voters on November 8, vote for dirty water and dirty air?  I know one Trump voter who is totally against the Dakota Access Pipeline. I can’t believe that November’s vote was to trash our water and air! Please call … Continue reading

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Protecting our Waterways

The leaves are falling, and it is raking season.  What does this have to do with water quality? The substances that turn our lakes and rivers green each summer come from our lawns and yards. We think of leaves as … Continue reading

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Planting for Clean Water

 

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The Mighty Mississippi

What we do to our land, we do to our river”  John Stein MPCA Commissioner The Mississippi River, one of the longest rivers in the world begins in Minnesota and flows south into the Gulf of Mexico. The Mississippi River cuts … Continue reading

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A Man Wears His Trash

Enjoy this video, as an individual makes a statement on our consumerism. Each American(USA) consumes 4 1/2 pounds of trash a day.  As I shop at grocery stores and Menards, I am overwhelmed by the amount of packaging and waste that … Continue reading

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Plant For Clean Water

I am at the Minnesota State Fair talking to individuals about rain gardens and native deep-rooted plants. Native plants help absorb pollutants, keep rain water in our yards, save on watering, and are loved by bees, butterflies and birds. Plant deep-rooted … Continue reading

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A Year of Water Action!

My not so funny joke for Water Wednesday. A conversation I had this past week! Friend: I hear Donald Trump has invested lots of money in bottle water. Me: Why would he do that? Friend: He wants to get rid … Continue reading

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