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Earth Day

  • April 17, 2024
    Just in time for next week’s Earth Day celebration, the Minnesota DNR has opened registration for summer 2024 “I Can!” programs in state parks and recreation areas. Getting outdoors and enjoying nature is the perfect way to observe Earth Day, which is Monday, April 22, and residents are encouraged to make the most of DNR programs. “At the DNR, we are passionate about empowering people to…
  • By Lori Sorenson, editor
    April 19, 2022
    I wash and reuse solo cups and zippy bags, but it seems like a tiny way to save the planet amid criminal Amazon deforestation and unfettered factory emissions in urban China. Friday, April 22, is Earth Day — a time for global reflection on the millions of small ways we can collectively make a big difference. In honor of Earth Day Friday, April 22, an organization called Green Citizen suggests a…
  • By Scott Rall, outdoors columnist
    March 29, 2022
    Writing an outdoor column can help make our readers more informed about wildlife and resource issues.  My column today is about Earth Day, and my research for this script has resulted in my gaining a large amount of new information to share with you. Earth Day was started in 1970 primarily as a student campus activity. The date of April 22 was chosen because it fell between spring break and…
  • April 27, 2021
    Youthful exuberance was palpable Friday as Hills-Beaver Creek Secondary students exited the school bus at the Hills Rez Park. They were laughing, running after each other and just plain excited to be outdoors. The change of scenery, however, didn’t mean they weren’t learning. Last Thursday was Earth Day, a day to protect the environment and focus on conservation. Our prairie landscape needs to be…
  • By Joe Martin and Troy Daniell
    April 22, 2019
    At USDA, we celebrate Earth Day 2019 by offering a big thank you to farmers and ranchers here in Minnesota for all they do. Every day we see their efforts to conserve natural resources while producing food, fiber and fuel for people in their communities and around the world. They are doing what needs to be done to make sure we all enjoy the benefits of clean and plentiful water and healthy soils…
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