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Weeds, Words & Wisdom: An Intergenerational Conversation

We put three of our favorite environmental activists and policy advocates in the same virtual room together for a conversation. Here is what former Rep. Karen Clark, Women’s Environmental Institute co-founder Jacqueline Zita, and sustainable agriculture student and activist Priscilla Trinh talked about in June 2021.

  • 07/29/2021
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Statewide Conversation: Ecosystems, July 21

We hosted the second of our summer series of bringing some of the state’s powerhouse women into a virtual room

  • 07/22/2021
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Then and Now: Environmental Activists

Over the years, Minnesota Women’s Press has talked to many environmental advocates. A lot has changed since our first conversations with them — and a lot remains the same. From the perspective of a climate activist, how are we doing?

  • 07/22/2021
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Expanding Conversation: Mother Tree (part 2)

“Our success in coevolution — our success as a productive society — is only as good as the strength of these bonds with other individuals and species.”

  • 07/22/2021
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Juneteenth Messages

Two compelling Juneteenth messages

  • 06/25/2021
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Powered by the Wind

Minnesota ranks seventh in the country for wind energy generation, which in 2020 accounted for 22 percent of the state’s total energy generation.

  • 06/25/2021
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Naima Dhore: Cultivating Food Sovereignty

Unlike many white counterparts, farmers of color usually cannot expect to inherit land ownership or receive capital from a family member.

  • 06/25/2021
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Building Wildfire Resiliency

Ironically, the practices that have kept fire off the landscape are now creating an environment primed for catastrophic wildfire to occur.

  • 06/25/2021
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In the News: Soil, Water, Air Quality

News about air, soil, and water quality

  • 06/25/2021
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Storying the Mississippi

Introduction written by Kristy Ornelas For the majority of my life, the faces I saw recreating and educating on the

  • 06/25/2021
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Expanding Conversation: Mother Tree (part 1)

Book discussion guide: “Finding the Mother Tree,” by Suzanne Simard

  • 06/22/2021
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Town Hall: Antitrust and Boosting Local Economies

We conclude our two-month Ecolution exploration of the ways that Minnesotans are collaborating, instead of competing, in order to create healthier community ecosystems with this bit of history and contemporary thought about monopolies.

  • 06/15/2021