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May 31, 2019
Inside the high tunnel at Menoken Farm, container gardens follow the soil health principles the farm upholds, including maintaining living roots. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Conservation demonstration farm stays busy with no-till potatoes, high tunnel, biochar and worm juice
May 31, 2019 - 6:00am
May 18, 2019
Dan Olson with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency explains the importance of aquatic invertebrates, including insects and non-insects, to a group of Century sixth graders.
Area sixth graders have wilderness outing
May 18, 2019 - 10:00am
January 27, 2019
Brian Ryberg of Ryberg Farms in Buffalo Lake, Minn., won a national award from the Soil Health Partnership. Submitted photo
Minn. farmer wins national recognition for soil health
January 27, 2019 - 2:59pm
October 14, 2018
Paddlers on Rose Lake in the BWCAW. Congress gave final approval to creating the federal wilderness Oct. 15, 1978. File / Forum News Service
BWCAW turns 40: Boundary Waters Act of 1978 was far from a sure thing
October 14, 2018 - 6:05am
September 11, 2018
Sarah Curtis, left, shares the joy of seeing a monarch butterfly up close with Arlene Nack, a resident at an assisted living facility in Alexandria. Lowell Anderson / Forum News Service
Flying free: Central Minn. woman helps save monarch butterflies
September 11, 2018 - 8:55pm
June 25, 2018
A pie chart from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service shows the break down of spending in the 2014 Farm Bill. Click to view full graphic
Why the farm bill should matter to you
June 25, 2018 - 7:35am
June 23, 2018
William Lee started work Monday as water quality resource specialist with the Hubbard County Soil and Water Conservation District. (Robin Fish/Enterprise)
William Lee joins SWCD staff
June 23, 2018 - 10:00am
November 28, 2012
Julie Kingsley, a longtime lake activist, has been hired to direct Hubbard County's Soil and Water Conservation Distrct. She is a past president of the 9th Crow Wing Lake Association and a former Nevis educator. (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)
Julie Kingsley named SWCD and Local Water Plan director
November 28, 2012 - 1:00pm
July 16, 2012
Counties start to rebel -- Conservation land turns controversial
July 16, 2012 - 7:48am
July 3, 2012
DNR Fisheries supervisor Doug Kingsley speaks at the Lester Lake SNA/AMA dedication postponed in 2011 by the state government shutdown. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Pristine Lester Lake unveiled over weekend
July 3, 2012 - 1:00pm
June 23, 2012
Voluneers removing flooded structures from the lake. Submitted Photo
Aquatic Management Area on Bad Medicine Lake becomes a reality
June 23, 2012 - 10:41am
June 13, 2012
City officials say water restrictions remain in place
June 13, 2012 - 1:00pm
December 28, 2011
Mark Sommer
Lakeshores are priority, SWCD manager says
December 28, 2011 - 1:00pm
December 21, 2011
Natural Resources Conservation Service offers public outreach Dec. 28
December 21, 2011 - 1:00pm
March 9, 2011
Summer conservation apprenticeships available
March 9, 2011 - 1:00pm