Local cities adapt to changing water availability

Redesigned stormwater ponds at Eagle Valley and Prestwick Golf Courses reuse runoff water from the road to water the golf course greens instead of pumping new water from the aquifer.

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Striving Toward a Washington County Land Ethic

Aldo Leopold, a famous author (among conservationists at least) once wrote:

“The land ethic simply enlarges the boundaries of the community to include soils, waters, plants, and animals, or collectively: the land.”

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I Brake for Dirt Piles

Never ask an ecologist “Which came first, the chicken or the egg?” Unless, of course, you are ready for a long discussion that touches on the relationship between habitat and wildlife.

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Tending the Delicate Balance

The Wild Ones 2012 Design With Nature Conference: Tending the Delicate Balance, will explore the relationships between plants and animals in our natural communities and consider the impacts of processes such as habitat loss and climate change.

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As the Water Drop Rolls: Part 2

Welcome again to another edition of As the Water Drop Rolls, brought to you by the East Metro Water Resource Education Program, a partnership of 17 local units of government working to keep your water clean.

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Brown’s Creek, the Trail and the Waterhshed District

An extension to the Gateway Trail using the Minnesota Zephyr Line will eventually bring trail users right into downtown Stillwater via the “Brown’s Creek Trail.”

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