Water

Bookshelf

The Wisdom of Nature

In her poignant memoir “Watershed”, Ranea Lenor Hanson points out that Minnesota is an apex whose rivers flow north to Hudson Bay, east through the Great Lakes, and south to the Gulf of Mexico. I rather enjoy the concept of our state being central to three directions. For me, it is a reminder that wherever you are in our state, there are three places you can flow.

  • 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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Ecolution: The Rights of Nature

As a speaker of Ojibwemowin (the Ojibwe language) explains in the upcoming June issue of Minnesota Women’s Press, “the nuances

  • 05/05/2021
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Tania Aubid, Water Protector

When they took down the trees, to me that is an act of genocide. That is a declaration of war against the Ojibwe — to push this pipeline through.

  • 03/25/2021
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Lobbying for Urban Environmental Justice

How one North Minneapolis woman is tackling city development around water waste, building awareness about consumer choices, and encouraging biking as transportation

  • 06/24/2020
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The Simplicity of Our Complex Ecosystem

Kate Brauman’s enthusiastic description of the work she has devoted her career to is deceptively simple: “Much of my life is focused on this: If you put stuff in the water, you end up with stuff in the water.”

  • 03/24/2020
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Dalma Martinović-Weigelt: Water Protector

Green Card Voices released a book about immigrants in Minnesota who are engaged in STEM careers. We feature four of them in excerpted form in this Innovators issue.

  • 03/23/2020
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Wave Rider

The first time Jenny Schwietz hit the cold water of Lake Superior north of Duluth with a surfboard, she caught

  • 05/01/2019
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A Wild and Alien World

Ecosystem content is made possible by Organic Lawns by LUNSETH It was four meters long, with mesmerizing white spots on its

  • 05/01/2019
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Ni Mama Akii

Ecosystem content is made possible by Organic Lawns by LUNSETH Sharon Day. (Photo by Sarah Whiting) In the Ojibwe language, Ni

  • 05/01/2018
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Water is life

“We are caretakers,” says Eryn Wise. “We are life givers. We are keepers and protectors of the sacred. I think

  • 02/01/2017