New Solar Rewards

New Solar Rewards

BY ARIEL AND CRAIG TARR Adapted from Energy Concepts Xcel energy’s popular Solar Rewards rebate program application process is soon to open for the 2014…

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Free Electronics Recycling April 26

Free Electronics Recycling April 26

The 8th Annual RITE of Spring community Earth Day event and  Tech Dump are teaming up to provide FREE electronics recycling Saturday, April 26, 9…

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RITE of Spring 2014

RITE of Spring 2014

BY SCOTT NEILSON The 8th Annual RITE (Really Into the Earth) of Spring event will be held Saturday, April 26, 2014, 9–12 at the Mahtomedi School…

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Race to Reduce

Race to Reduce

BY PAUL STEINHAUSER The communities of Mahtomedi, Birchwood and White Bear Lake; the Mahtomedi and White Bear school districts and MAGI and H2O for Life…

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Good Neighbors: IWL Jaques Chapter

Good Neighbors: IWL Jaques Chapter

Guest Post by Julie Drennen Have You Heard of Us? We are The Jaques Chapter of the Izaak Walton League – we also promote conservation in…

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Get Involved in IWL!

Get Involved in IWL!

BY JULIE DRENNEN Would you like to be more involved in protecting the environment around you? The Jaques Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of…

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Jumping for Joy!

Jumping for Joy!

We have great news regarding the natural playground project at Wildwood School! Mahtomedi Schools signed a contract in February with Natural Playgrounds Company to construct…

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“Buckthorn Blast” Planned for Katherine Abbott

“Buckthorn Blast” Planned for Katherine Abbott

Days are numbered for Katherine Abbott Park’s abundant supply of invasive buckthorn, thanks to Great River Greening – and you! A local nonprofit organization that has…

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Thanks for Giving to the Max!

Thanks for Giving to the Max!

Thanks to all who supported our communities young environmental leaders by donating to the MAGI Environmental Leadership Award during “Give to the Max” We raised…

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Frac Sand Mining: Could It Happen Here?

Frac Sand Mining: Could It Happen Here?

Due to a rapid increase in the use of hydraulic fracturing (aka “fracking) in domestic oil and gas production, the pure silica sand used in…

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