Water Quality Videos
Green Roof at Unitarian Universalist Congregation
David Yount, Green Sanctuary Committee Member at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Duluth, comments on the installation and use of a green roof.
Minnesota Farmer Teaches Environmental Stewardship
We hear a lot about "going green" these days. For farms across the heartland, environmental stewardship is more than just a feel-good exercise. As one Minnesota farmer teaches, it's also a way to ensure future success. The America's Heartland Series is produced by KVIE Television, a PBS affiliate.
Pervious Concrete and Rain Gardens at Energy Plus
John Bergstrom, owner of Energy Plus in Hermantown, Minnesota, comments on the installation and use of pervious concrete and a rain garden at his business.
Pervious Pavers at Diamond Vogel Paints
Paul Reinier, manager of Diamond Vogel Paints in Duluth, Minnesota, comments on installation and use of pervious pavers at the paint store.
Pervious Pavement at the University of Minnesota Duluth
Mindy Granley, Sustainability Coordinator at the University of Minnesota Duluth, comments on installation and use of pervious pavement at UMD.
Rain Gardens at Home
Rich Melvin, homeowner in Lakeside neighborhood, comments on installation and use of rain gardens at his home.
Rain Gardens at Lake County Courthouse
Wayne Seidel, Lake County Extension and Soil and Water Conservation District (retired), comments on installation and use of rain gardens at the Lake County Courthouse.
Spring & Storm Water Run-off in Duluth, Minnesota
Minnesota Sea Grant's Research Director, Dr. Valerie Brady, and Coastal Communities Extension Educator, Jesse Schomberg, were interviewed on KBJR-TV, discussing spring and storm water run-off and how it affects local streams. Brady and Schomberg met with reporter Matt Standal at Lester River in Duluth on Friday, March 26, 2010.
Water Run-off & You (Lakes & Streams 101)
Cynthia Hagley, Environmental Quality Extension Educator with Minnesota Sea Grant, joins Northland's NewsCenter host Jeanne Filkins to talk about water run-off and the importance of citizen intervention with rain barrels and water gardens.
Water Use 1
A 15-second prompt about a needlessly wasteful water practice.
Water Use 2
A 15-second prompt - fix leaky faucets.
Water Use 3
A 15-second prompt - don't let the faucet run.
Water Use 4
A 15-second prompt - mulch and water in the morning.