Scott County's Credit River off 'impaired' list

Scott County’s Credit River gets cleaner  John Hensel, who oversees all of the metro area’s watersheds for the state of Minnesota, had brought a camera along to remember this by. On the riverbank he peered down into the flashing current and said, “It looks spring-fed!” Apparently it didn’t look quite that clear a few years ago. … Read more Scott County's Credit River off 'impaired' list

Impaired waters; tracking CO2

The Freshwater Society blog publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the articles in their entirety where they originally were published. List of impaired Minnesota waters grows Minnesota is adding another 500 lakes and stretches … Read more Impaired waters; tracking CO2

Legacy, ladybugs and Lutsen

Each week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the articles in their entirety where they originally were published. Questions dog Legacy expenditures Over the next 23 years, Minnesota will spend an … Read more Legacy, ladybugs and Lutsen

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Zebra mussels; felony pollution charge

Each week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the articles in their entirety where they originally were published. DNR to try pesticide on zebra mussels The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources … Read more Zebra mussels; felony pollution charge

Book-signing set; win $500; Jackson defends EPA

Each week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the articles in their entirety where they originally were published. Book-signing honors Breneman and Seeley Don Breneman and Mark Seeley, the authors of … Read more Book-signing set; win $500; Jackson defends EPA

Organic ag leader F. Kirschenmann to lecture

Each week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the articles in their entirety where they originally were published. Organic advocate Kirschenmann to lecture Fred Kirschenmann, a national leader in the organic … Read more Organic ag leader F. Kirschenmann to lecture

Arsenic, Asian carp and a climate poll

Each week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the articles in their entirety where they originally were published. Arsenic often found in water samples About 20% of untreated water samples from … Read more Arsenic, Asian carp and a climate poll

EPA targeted by GOP candidates

Each week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the articles in their entirety where they originally were published. Republican contenders bash EPA  The Environmental Protection Agency is emerging as a favorite … Read more EPA targeted by GOP candidates

Nitrate in the Mississippi; carp DNA in St. Croix

Each week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the articles in their entirety where they originally were published. Research: Nitrate increasing in Mississippi The nitrate flowing down the Mississippi River each … Read more Nitrate in the Mississippi; carp DNA in St. Croix