Blue-green algae, which can be harmful to people and animals, is already starting to appear on lakes and streams. Find out how to protect yourself and your pets.
Jer-Lindy Farms and Redhead Creamery have been recognized with a 2016 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award for Outstanding Dairy Farm Sustainability.
Plan a trip to the New London/Spicer area this summer to see Water/Ways, a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian Museum, June 25 through August 7.
The Minnesota Association of Government Communicators (MAGC) recognized two MPCA communications projects with Northern Lights Awards at their annual recognition event.
The first meeting of the MPCA Advisory Committee will be held on Tuesday, May 24 at the MPCA’s St. Paul office.
Minnesota GreenCorps member Alex Van Loh works with the Master Water Stewards program at the Freshwater Society to preserve Minnesota's landscape and water quality.
Dr. Shawn Schottler, a water quality researcher at the Science Museum recognizes the role of economics in protecting water quality.
Mother's Day weekend wildfires in Canada and northern Minnesota combined with weather conditions to push a “perfect storm” of smoke across much of Minnesota.
The Minnesota Association of County Feedlot Officers has produced a new training video on manure management.
Above and beyond. MPCA recognizes Douglas County for innovation in septic system maintenance record keeping.
Keep informed about permitting for the PolyMet/NorthMet mining project with the state's new interagency web portal — basic permitting information and links to agency websites with more detail.
So far, 137 farms have received certification, covering more than 75,000 acres and generating 274 new conservation practices.
Statewide efforts to check the health of lakes and streams are coming to fruition this year with “prescriptions” for healthy waters expected in more than two dozen watersheds.
Since 2000, Minnesota wastewater treatment facilities have decreased the amount of phosphorus discharged to surface waters by 71%, thanks to a strategy to address phosphorus limits in permits.
Burandt Lake southwest of the metro is plagued by high levels of phosphorus that cause algae blooms. Thanks to a joint effort by state agencies and local partners, the lake is on the mend.