Fall Smart Salting Trainings

Fall Salt Workshops – Salt is a major contaminant for our water ways and we can do a lot to reduce salt use while keeping our roads, parking lots and …

Pollinator Progress! Celebrate Sept 11

Governor Mark Dayton Issues Executive Order to Reverse Pollinator Decline and Restore Pollinator Health in Minnesota   August 26, 2016 Action steps outlined for state agencies to minimize negative impact on …

Restoration, Personal and Planetary

I had a long conversation yesterday with Alliance co-founder Terry Gips. I consider myself quite fortunate to be working alongside Terry, and Executive Director Sean Goseiwski, who have together built …

Building a new economy

Last week was New Economy Week, according to these folks. As someone who lives outside the echo chamber, mostly focusing on my family, my own work, and my immediate community, …

Thoughts from my commute

I bicycle for so many reasons, and yesterday morning two circumstances in my daily commute (which is drop-off and pick-up from preschool — I’m one of those fortunate folks whose …