Tag Archives: Mississippi River

It’s A Beautiful World!

“The world around us,” she says, “we take it for granted. But if we pause a moment and look around, there’s so much beauty right in our own backyard. I want people to see that. I want people to realize … Continue reading

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A Simple Idea to Improve Water

It’s raining where I live. Do you ever wonder where all that rainwater goes? Our earth naturally manages rainwater, drainage, and wetlands, and it is able to naturally purify and clean our water. Unfortunately, we created an impossible situation with our … 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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Surprising Microfibers in Fish and Food.

Living in a cold winter climate, I love my fleece shirts, and have been struggling with this information for a few months trying to ignore the facts. Studies have shown the Mississippi River is full of these microfibers. These are … Continue reading

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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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Buffer Zones, Great for Us and Wildlife

  “Our water belongs to all of us!” Governor Mark Dayton of Minnesota To improve water quality in our yards and along lakes and streams we need to slow water down and keep it on our property.  This helps to … Continue reading

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