STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH WITH FORUM COMMUNICATIONS' AMY DALRYMPLE Radioactive waste on the N.D. monitor
WILLISTON, N.D. Landfill employees here discovered at least two hot loads this week, illustrating why a group of North Dakota citizens is worried about the proper disposal of radioactive waste that ... Posted on 5/18/13 at 12:03 AM
UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CHURCH OF FARGO-MOORHEAD (FMUU) Service Recap 14 April 2013
A Religious Call for Climate Justice
Global climate change is arguably one of the most pressing concerns of our time. The rise of atmospheric CO2 due to the burning of fossil fuels is causing signific... Posted on 4/14/13 at 11:32 PM
NIE ROCKS! Celebrate Earth Day with these Newspaper Activities
Every day is Earth Day for people who care about the environment.But for one day each year, people all over the world join forces to call attention to the beauty of the Earth and the ways in which w... Posted on 4/10/13 at 9:18 AM
MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY MOORHEAD “Air, Water, Land and Energy: Our Voice, Our Future Citizens Forum”
The Minnesota Environmental Congress will be at MSUM to present the Minnesota Environment and Energy Report Card. Minnesota state agency commissioners, community leaders, and community members will di... Posted on 12/12/12 at 10:03 AM
Hay supplies scarce due to drought, drop in donations
LINTON, N.D. – High hay prices caused by a prolonged drought and a sharp drop in donations have combined to threaten breeding herds for the Nokota horse, named the official state equine.
MOORHEAD – Now that residential Cleanup Week is nearly complete, the city of Moorhead is encouraging volunteers to assist city crews clean up sidewalks, boulevards and road rights of way Thursday during Corridor Clean Up Day.
Fargo - Barbara Hartleben and her husband weren’t always big recyclers.
But when their kids made them converts to the green lifestyle, they took to recycling cans, bottles, newspapers, plastic, paint and electronics in a big way.
FARGO - From atop one of the massive six-story garbage piles at Fargo’s landfill, dozens of scavenging birds can be seen circling the scraps, and the distinct smell of natural gas fills the nostrils.
Paul Hanson, the landfill’s supervisor, stops his pickup on the highest peak overlooking 12th Avenue North and says that on a clear day you can see for miles.
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. – Researchers continue to monitor bears fitted with GPS collars in northwest Minnesota as part of a study to learn more about the animals in an area that’s on the fringe of their range.
Brad Dokken, Forum News Service
, April 14, 2013
ERSKINE, Minn. – An AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps team will host a day of volunteering and celebration of Minnesota’s native prairies and wildlife from 1 to 4 p.m. April 21 at Rydell National Wildlife Refuge here.
Move ‘political gamesmanship,’ Ducks Unlimited leader says
BISMARCK – The sponsor of the Outdoor Heritage Fund bill, which was signed into law Wednesday, is on his third attempt to remove three conservation groups from the fund’s advisory board – groups that originally helped craft the idea.
ST. PAUL – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has released a draft environmental assessment on a proposed change to the Baldhill Dam Water Control Manual that would allow increased drawdowns at Lake Ashtabula near Valley City, N.D.
HETTINGER, N.D. – In a meeting with nearly 100 farmers and ranchers from here to Lemmon, S.D., the U.S. Forest Service on Saturday claimed responsibility for the Pautre Fire that scorched thousands of acres of grassland between Wednesday and Friday.
Betsy Simon, Forum News Service
, April 06, 2013
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