Environment

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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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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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In the News: Soil, Water, Air Quality

News about air, soil, and water quality

  • 06/25/2021

Arboretum: Birds of a Feather

Join us in the Reedy Art Gallery for this spectacular exhibit. Birds provide inspiration for Kim Russell and Emily Donovan,

  • 05/10/2021
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April 7: Advocacy Updates from WoMN Act

Advocacy updates related to equity and justice

  • 04/07/2021
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Managing Climate Grief

Symptoms include sleeplessness, difficulty making decisions, feeling out of control, and even guilt about being alive.

  • 06/24/2020
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Tapestry: An Evolution in Our Ecosystem

commentary about how people connect with the environment

  • 06/24/2020
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Winona LaDuke: A Leader of the Green Revolution

At one time, Minnesota had 11 hemp mills, in towns like Winona and Stillwater.

  • 06/24/2020
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Youth Take Action

Excerpts from “Eyewitness: Minnesota Voices on Climate Change”

  • 06/24/2020
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Shifting Ecological Mindsets With Art

Today, my environmental art is built upon an expanded definition of ecology.

  • 06/24/2020
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Climate Consciousness: A Crescendo of Women’s Voices

In 2009, I was dragged into a new reality — one in which restoring Minnesota’s Northwoods to its historical grandeur is not possible due to the state’s fast-warming climate.

  • 06/24/2020
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SeeDo: Earth Day

Virtual environmental activism events you can take part in to honor the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, despite #StayHomeMN.  April

  • 03/16/2020