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Minnehaha Creek flows out of Lake Minnetonka and lot of fish go over the dam during the spring runoff. I love to snorkel here until the creek gets too polluted by all the human activity on the lake. Winter is … Continue reading
For the past 21 years, four of us have transformed an abandoned lot into a native prairie. The project has given us an opportunity to express ourselves as guardians of the Earth. What would our Earth be like, if all … Continue reading
Sixty teenagers ranging in age from 11 – 17 years old in the Northwoods. If you would like to be inspired and feel a burst of creative energy, read what is in the heart of these children. Listening, looking, and … Continue reading
After an hour of exploring the backwaters of the creek, I turned towards shore and I saw a muskie following about 6 feet behind me. When I turned toward it, the muskie did not move away. This 3 foot fish … Continue reading
A Creative Contribution by Patricia Hauser Shorewood, MN. Something about Patricia’s watercolors really touched me. … Continue reading
Bees, Wasps and Hornets Yellow Jacket Bumblebee – There are over 15 species of bumblebee in MN Honey Bee Bee Fly … Continue reading
What do you know about bees and wasps? I would assume probably as little as myself. For most of my adult life, I believed that all bees/wasps stung (not true). The only bees/wasps I knew were the common ones that … Continue reading
This aerial photo shows existing potholes and also potholes that have been filled. Over 80% of the small wetlands have been lost to human development. How were the prairie potholes formed? Roughly, 13,000 years, when the last glaciers were … Continue reading