Dale Bergeron, Maritime Extension Educator with Minnesota Sea Grant, joins Northland's NewsCenter host Jeanne Filkins to talk about the economic and environmental impact of dredging in the Duluth-Superior port. View the 1-mintue video version here.
David Yount, Green Sanctuary Committee Member at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Duluth, comments on the installation and use of a green roof.
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.
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.
Paul Reinier, manager of Diamond Vogel Paints in Duluth, Minnesota, comments on installation and use of pervious pavers at the paint store.
Mindy Granley, Sustainability Coordinator at the University of Minnesota Duluth, comments on installation and use of pervious pavement at UMD.
Rich Melvin, homeowner in Lakeside neighborhood, comments on installation and use of rain gardens at his home.
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.
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.
This 2-min public service announcement highlights Lake Superior as a source of drinking water and ways to participate in keeping such surface water clean.
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.
A 15-second prompt about a needlessly wasteful water practice.
A 15-second prompt - fix leaky faucets.
A 15-second prompt - don't let the faucet run.
A 15-second prompt - mulch and water in the morning.