The town of Beaver in Winona County is a Minnesota ghost town. The Dust Bowl—the climate crisis of the decade—set the stage for the town’s demise. It was abandoned after … Read more A Minnesota Ghost Story
I’ve been thinking about ways to bridge the communication gap between science and public policy. I recently attended the Water Pavilion in San Francisco. It was an affiliate event of … Read more Can't you hear it, too?
We’ve posted several articles and opinions on the long slow story that was and continues to be Flint Michigan’s infamous water failure. Just out is an Environmental Protection Agency review … Read more More on Flint… and doing one’s job
Those April blizzards are a distant memory after spring whiplashed us into full-on summer in record time. The prairie we are restoring on our farm went from winter drab to … Read more Drought at the doorstep
Even after the winter’s snow has melted, our lakes and streams will not forget what we have done to move about at summer speeds during the winter months. Salt we … Read more A Salted Lake: Lake Johanna