Green

  • Your Green Life: "Tackle Swap"

    Each year loons and other wildlife die from lead poisoning after eating fish that have swallowed lead tackle. In this week's "Your Green Life" Adam Lorch goes fishing for a solution to save Minnesota's state bird.

  • Your Green Life: "Rooftop Garden Harvesting"

    Kids are going back to school, the leaves are beginning to change, and gardeners are preparing to reap the rewards of their summer–long work. Adam Lorch checks up on the Community Rooftop Garden to survey the harvest in this week's "Your Green Life"

  • Nature Matters: Cardboard Boats Teach Water Stewardship

    It's been a long, hot summer across our region and that has people looking for ways to beat the heat. Duluth Cub Scouts have found a way to do that inexpensively. They're putting down the video game joy sticks and taking up paddles. Dave Anderson tells us more in Nature Matters.

  • Your Green Life: "Lincoln Park Middle School"

    It won't be long before kids will be heading back to school. For kids attending Lincoln Park's newest Middle School, the learning experience will be greened-up by some new upgrades. In this week's "Your Green Life" Adam Lorch visits the new Middle School and tells us about all the energy savings built into the new building.

  • MN Power Avoids Immediate Closure of Northland Coal Plants

    Minnesota Power buys some time and avoids immediate closure of three of their coal burning power plants, despite overwhelming evidence and broad public support for replacing these aging coal plants with cheaper, cleaner power sources.

  • Your Green Life: "Sustainable Forestry"

    Foresting has significant economic and ecological impacts in our area. But over the past 100 years the ecological impact has been mitigated through sustainable forestry practices. In this weeks "Your Green Life" Adam Lorch visits the Cloquet paper mill to look at how management practices benefit the environment and the human consumers of the products.

  • Your Green Life: "NNC Going Green"

    For years now we have been reporting on local businesses in our community trying to take the extra step to be green. Well in this week's "Your Green Life" Adam Lorch takes a look behind the scenes of the Northland's News Center to show you how we have taken that step with you.

  • A New Study Says: "When It Rains, It Pours"

    In the wake of the recent flood, many are asking if the climate is changing. And if increasing global temperatures to blame? Environment Minnesota recently released a new study looking at rainfall from 1948–2011. It showed an increase in severe droughts and severe rain events in the United Sates.

  • 9th Annual Lake Superior Binational Stewardship Awards Announced

    The Lake Superior Binational Forum announced the recipients on the 9th annual Lake Superior Binational Program's Environmental Stewardship Award.

  • Great Lakes Aquarium Has New Interactive Invasives Attraction

    As the problem of invasive species spread in Northland lakes, so do the ways people try to stop them. The Great Lakes Aquarium thinks people need to start thinking of invasives when they're young. A new exhibit there is aimed at doing that and Dave Anderson gives us a look.




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