People who lack the experience or equipment to go on a camping, canoeing or fishing trip should consider signing up for one of the many introductory programs offered at Minnesota state parks and trails in 2015.
Everyone can act locally to protect the planet by taking simple steps to conserve water resources. The 45th anniversary of Earth Day, today, April 22, is a reminder of the many ways to make a difference.
With Arbor Day, Friday, April 24, and Arbor Month, May, just around the corner, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources encourages people to plant more trees. This year’s theme, “Plant Strong, Live Long” focuses on tree planting tips.
Cody Behrendt’s design described as “creative and inspiring” was selected to grace the 2015 Hutchinson Jaycee Water Carnival button. In addition to bragging rights, Behrendt earned $75 for his first-place honor.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has released its annual Minnesota Grown Directory. The newest version is packed with a record-breaking 1,027-member listings leading to local food and products from Minnesota producers. It includes farms, farmers markets, berry patches, wineries, locally raised plants, and more.