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Western Minnesota pelicans slowly rebounding
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This Was Brainerd - June 25
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June 17, 2019
National Loon Center progress comes amid dire warnings. Advocate decries vulnerability of state bird
CROSBY—If you asked Jon Wefald about his favorite subject, the more he talks about it, the more it sounds like some quasi-dive bomber jet,...
June 17, 2019 - 2:00pm
June 13, 2019
County cites water quality, lack of need in Driftwood decision: Concerned residents unconvinced fight is over
Tony Coffey and Tom Watson don't believe the fight is over, despite a decision by Crow Wing County commissioners to stop a resort redevelopment...
June 13, 2019 - 5:00am
June 6, 2019
Crow Wing County receives grant to replace or protect septic systems
Crow Wing County recently received a $32,745 grant from the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources to provide funding to replace or protect septic systems for residents. Proper septic maintenance ensures protection of groundwater from human contaminants. In 2018, $10,125 in loans...
June 6, 2019 - 8:30am
June 4, 2019
WAPOA shoreline management open house is June 8
The Whitefish Area Property Owners Association encourages lakeshore owners who are interested in improving water quality and shoreline wildlife...
June 4, 2019 - 4:00am
May 29, 2019
Crow Wing County Board sinks proposal to redevelop lakefront resort
A plan to develop the former Driftwood Resort property in Ideal Township on the Whitefish Chain of Lakes appears to be dead in the water. The...
May 29, 2019 - 1:40pm
May 14, 2019
Crow Wing County receives grant to seal unused wells
Crow Wing County recently received a $31,000 grant from the Clean Water Fund to help landowners seal unused wells. A well not in use or abandoned can be a source of groundwater contamination by providing a potential direct path for surface water runoff, contaminated water or improperly...
May 14, 2019 - 9:30am
May 9, 2019
Crow Wing County preps for fishing opener, aquatic invasive species
The Crow Wing County Land Services Department's 2019 aquatic invasive species program is ramping up to coincide with the fishing opener Saturday, May 11. The 2019 AIS plan focuses on the top priorities identified by area lake associations, citizens and business interests including;...
May 9, 2019 - 9:25am
May 5, 2019
Best indicator of water quality? Look for trout
The toughest pollution cop in the state doesn’t wear a badge. It’s the trout — Minnesota’s pickiest species of fish, and an indicator...
May 5, 2019 - 8:50am
Volunteers — and even robots — monitor water quality of lakes and streams across Minnesota
STILLWATER, Minn. — Ivy Kemnetz and Connor Geary may be the best friends that Brown’s Creek ever had. Every week, they carry instruments...
May 5, 2019 - 8:45am
April 29, 2019
Crow Wing County Board: County authorizes treating landfill leachate
A Houston-based company promises to clean leachate from the Crow Wing County Landfill and improve the water quality to the point of being safe...
April 29, 2019 - 3:00pm
April 7, 2019
Nonprofit coalition advocates initiative to preserve Mississippi headwaters. Study indicates $490-$500 million in direct and indirect benefits
A coalition of environmental nonprofits are pushing an initiative to clean up the Mississippi headwaters—an extensive preservation project...
April 7, 2019 - 10:00am
April 6, 2019
Crow Wing, Cass counties seek comments on watershed plan
Crow Wing County, Cass County, and the Cass County and the Crow Wing County soil and water conservation districts are requesting public comment...
April 6, 2019 - 5:00am
April 5, 2019
MPCA recognizes wastewater facilities for operational excellence
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency recognized 334 Minnesota wastewater treatment facilities—including several in the Brainerd area—for maintaining outstanding permit compliance from October 2017 through September 2018. The MPCA's Deputy Commissioner Peter Tester presented...
April 5, 2019 - 5:30am
March 22, 2019
County Soil and Water Conservation District recaps year with report
The Crow Wing County Soil and Water Conservation District recently released its 2018 conservation report about the work it has done in the Brainerd...
March 22, 2019 - 9:30am
March 3, 2019
Trust for Public Land works to protect Aitkin County land
The Trust for Public Land announced Friday, March 1, the addition of 170 acres to the Savanna State Forest, including 1.25 miles of undeveloped frontage along the Mississippi River. This land in northeastern Aitkin County, now managed by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources,...
March 3, 2019 - 9:30am