Ikes summit set Feb. 22

Join the Minnesota Division of the Izaak Walton League on Saturday, Feb. 22, for a day-long conference on state initiatives for water management and wetland conservation. The event – Watershed Summit 2014: New Management Strategies & Targets for Water Quality/Quantity – will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Normandale Community College in … Read more

Court rules in wetlands case

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled unconstitutional a Florida conservation district’s demand that a landowner  take substantial steps to mitigate the loss of wetlands the owner planned to develop. The case has implications in Minnesota. Read a Star Tribune report on the decision. Read the court’s opinion in Koontz v. St. Johns River Water Management … Read more