The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has been trying for years to figure out how to get taconite mines to reduce the sulfate in their effluent because it damages wild rice. The current effort involves something called Site Specific Standards, and it looks likely that it will have no more success than previous attempts.
The mysteries of ice formation and melting are revealed.
Recent research on some of Minnesota’s native fishes pinpoints astonishing longevity and an important role in ecosystems.
Members of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa share their generations-old farming practices.
Scientists have learned a lot about aquatic invasive species, and experts now say the appearance of an exotic species in a body of water doesn’t necessarily mean the end of life as we know it.
The federal government has approved controversial water quality changes for Minnesota.
A favorite essay from Darby Nelson’s book, For Love of Lakes