A new short film, Oshkigin: Spirit of Fire, shows the traditional controlled burning practices of the Anishinaabe people. These small burns help prevent wildfires from getting out of hand.
Tribes are working on many fronts to push Minnesota to do a better job of protecting the environment.
The inside view from a conservation biologist
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is at the center of lawsuits over a long-delayed water quality permit for the Minntac taconite mine.
Key players in passage and uses of early environmental legislation are interviewed as part of an oral history project.
Minnesota adjusts a formula designed to protect wild rice waters from sulfate pollution.
Ecologist John Pastor poses and answers fascinating questions about North Woods ecosystems.
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.
The St. Louis River is a beautiful place — and an integral part of a complex ecosystem.