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March 12, 2017
Rich Staffon
A helping hand for ducks
March 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 8, 2017
Minnesota state Sens. Mark Johnson of  East Grand Forks, left, and Justine Eichorn of Grand Rapids discuss issues before a Tuesday, March 7, 2017, committee meeting in which the use of plastic bags was a main topic. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmakers look to dump city plastic bag bans
March 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 27, 2017
Canoeists that started at the headwaters of the Mississippi River paddle through northern Minnesota in this 2010 file photo. Forum News Service
Mississippi River heavily polluted as it runs south
January 27, 2017 - 12:30pm
January 11, 2017
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday said it has granted Endangered Species Act protection to the rusty patched bumble bee, a native species of Minnesota and Wisconsin that has been declining rapidly in recent years. Courtesy of the Xerces Society
Bumblebee species placed on federal endangered list
January 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
January 10, 2017
The smoky-winged beetle bandit preys on emerald ash borer and similar beetles. A new program monitors this wasp to help determine in EAB is present in an area. (University of Minnesota Extension photo by Jeff Hahn)
Smokey Winged wasp recruited in fight against Emerald Ash Borers
January 10, 2017 - 12:29pm
December 22, 2016
Great Lakes get 22 million pounds of plastics annually
December 22, 2016 - 11:00am
October 26, 2016
Rusty crayfish have been discovered in the Vermillion River in Farmington and Hastings, as well as North Creek in Farmington. (Vermillion River Watershed)
Rusty crayfish found in Vermillion River Watershed, North Creek
October 26, 2016 - 2:19pm
May 14, 2015
Volunteers recently planted 1,000 trees at Whitetail Woods Regional Park.
Volunteers plant 1,000 trees at Whitetail Woods Park
May 14, 2015 - 9:54am
April 30, 2015
Farmington celebrates Earth and Arbor days
April 30, 2015 - 10:17am