Tag Archives: Nature

A wild summer

Swimsuits, sandals and sunshine are just around the corner as school comes to an end and summer vacation hovers in students’ minds. Anticipation and restlessness crescendo to create a quintessential image of a summer vacation filled with hiking, beaches, ice cream and travel. However, this idyllic vacation usually ends up …

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Life on the prairie (at risk)

Minnesota’s natural resources help provide for us all; now it’s time to give back to nature On a hill leading down to a lake near Pelican Rapids, MN, a transformation is occurring. Regular lawn grass, the kind in many modern yards, is being replaced with prairie grasses and wildflowers native …

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