Past Events

Pelican Lake Association of St. Anna Annual Fundraiser

Saturday, February 15, 2014 5 pm

Pelican Lake Association of St.Anna invites Everyone to a Fun Evening at The Landing for their Annual Fundraiser Dinner, Silent Auction, Meat Raffles, Cash Raffle and more on Saturday February 15,  Beginning at 5pm There is also Meat Raffles Friday Night, Feb 14th at the Landing at 6pm


The Public is Welcome and is Invited to attend both nights

Comment Gatherings for Proposed PolyMet Mine

Friday, February 07, 2014 6 pm


The Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness will be holding "Comment Gatherings" to discuss the proposed Polymet Mining project:

Freshwater Society's Moos Lecture Series - “Fracking: What We Know and Don’t Know About Its Impacts on Water” (St. Paul)

Thursday, January 30, 2014 7 pm


Hydraulic fracturing – pumping water and chemicals deep underground to bring oil and natural gas to the surface – is one of the most controversial environmental issues in the U.S. today. Join Freshwater Society Thursday, Jan. 30, for a stimulating lecture on this important environmental topic.

Public Meeting and Comments on Proposed PolyMet Mine

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 6:45 pm

This month, the MN DNR will be holding public meetings and taking public comments on the environmental impact of the Polymet Mining project in northern Minnesota. You can submit your comments here – or attend one of the meetings.

Public Meeting to Discuss the GLMRIS Report (Bloomington)

Monday, January 27, 2014 4pm - 7pm


The GLMRIS Report presents the results of a multi-year study regarding the range of options and technologies available to prevent aquatic nuisance species (ANS) movement between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River basins through aquatic connections. USACE (US Army Corps of Engineers) is accepting comments on the GLMRIS Report through public meetings, via electronic submittal through the GLMRIS Web site, mail and hand-delivery. Comments will be accepted through March 3, 2014.

Native plants, Raingardens and Lawn Care for Water Quality (+winter tips) (Granite Falls)

Thursday, January 23, 2014 6 pm


Whether you’re interested in a smaller native planting or want to transform your whole yard into a force for clean water in 2014, the Clean Up the River Environment (CURE) sponsored workshop can help you jumpstart your spring planning. We’ll also touch on ways to make your yard river-friendlier this winter.

Public Meeting and Comments on Proposed PolyMet Mine

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 6:45 pm


This month, the MN DNR will be holding public meetings and taking public comments on the environmental impact of the Polymet Mining project in northern Minnesota. You can submit your comments here – or attend one of the meetings.

Green Eggs & Ham Breakfast Forum: How Will Global Warming Impact Minnesota's North Woods? (Minneapolis)

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 8am - 9:30am


From moose die-offs to the loss of the conifer forest, global warming will have big impacts on Minnesota's North Woods. Scientists say that if we continue emitting carbon at this rate, Minnesota will look more like Kansas and Nebraska by the end of the century. Environment Minnesota is hosting a forum to discuss how global warming will impact Minnesota's forests, lakes and wildlife and what we can do about it. 

Land Stewardship Project - Frac Sand Citizens’ Summit (Winona)

Saturday, January 18, 2014 9:30am - 4:30pm


The summit will bring citizens from around the region together to share strategy, learn from experts as well as each other and strengthen the movement to keep frac sand mining from destroying our communities. For more information visit LSP's site.

St. Croix River Association 2014 Riverway Speaker Series – "White-nose Syndrome and Bats Along the St. Croix River" (St. Croix)

Saturday, January 18, 2014 10am - 11am

The St.  Croix River Association is hosting a presentation on White-nose Syndrome and bats.  Visit their website for more information.