A vivid history and sober analysis of the many threats the Great Lakes face.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is at the center of lawsuits over a long-delayed water quality permit for the Minntac taconite mine.
Photographer Cynthia Dickinson spends a day in the skies above the Superior National Forest with USGS researcher Dr. Shannon Barber-Meyer and USFS pilot Pat Loe.
Minnesota adjusts a formula designed to protect wild rice waters from sulfate pollution.
As the federal government investigates whether it should take away Minnesota’s authority to regulate industry, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says it has put most mining permit activities “on pause.”
Efforts to restore wild rice in the St. Louis River estuary face potential challenges from carp, Canada geese, and sulfate pollution from upstream taconite mines.
As a graduate student, Deborah Swackhamer made important discoveries about toxic chemicals polluting the Great Lakes; as a researcher she endured a grueling industry investigation; as a public scientist she showed how to make Minnesota’s lakes and rivers cleaner. In retirement she continues her lifelong quest to improve water quality.
How an arts-based underwater photography program functions as a platform for student driven scientific inquiry (or) Thirty years after hearing a B-side Iron Maiden song, I finally get it.
Hungry deer have changed Minnesota’s landscape dramatically, making it difficult to preserve or restore the original northwoods.
Over the past few decades, Ojibwe bands have been increasing their ability to work on a broad range of natural resources-related issues.