Since early March, the avian flu epidemic has affected 108 farms in 23 counties. What do you do with the millions of dead, contaminated birds that farmers have had to destroy? This is where the MPCA gets involved.
Smoke from Canadian wildfires pushing south yesterday made for a spectacular sunset, but is also contributing to poor air quality.
Katya Gordon and her family contribute valuable information on Lake Superior's water quality.
The legacy of farmer Jim Frederick lives on this growing season. He was known as a leader who listened, a business man who knew his economics, and conservationist who practiced what he preached.
Innovative wastewater permits proposed for the city of Princeton and Met Council Environmental Services to reduce algae-causing phosphorus.
A new study released by the MPCA confirms that lakes and streams across Minnesota are contaminated by a variety of pharmaceuticals, ingredients from personal care products, and endocrine-disrupting compounds.
Monitoring crews from the MPCA are beginning the eighth year of a 10-year effort to assess the condition of rivers, streams, and lakes in Minnesota.
Find out how the Halloween blizzard of 1991 convinced farmer Charlie Cunningham to go no-till.
Earthrise Farm near Madison in western Minnesota, operated by Sisters Kay and Annette Fernholz, is fulfilling its mission of bringing people closer to a healthy relationship with soil, land, and food.
Recycling electronics recovers valuable materials, saves energy, and prevents toxic materials from entering the environment.
Above and beyond. MPCA recognizes the city of Lindström for linking quality growth to water quality by implementing community-wide stormwater practices.
A Minnesota GreenCorps member serving the city of Prior Lake coordinated a huge leaf pickup, helping keep stormwater cleaner.
Start the summer right by switching to lead-free fishing tackle for the Minnesota fishing opener.
MPCA is planning to place up to 40 full-time members with various host sites for the 2015-2016 program year. Apply to become a member.
Dorrich Dairy near Glenwood uses wasp larvae to control the farm’s fly population, improving cow comfort, reducing the use of pesticides and reducing the 400-cow operation’s impact on the environment.