Biogeochemistry; what is it and how have Lake Superior's storms changed its water? Ellen Cooney, a PhD candidate in Water Resources Science at the University of Minnesota, discusses her research on this topic with our host Jesse Schomberg.
The "gales of November came early" Wednesday. Duluth's lakewalk became a casualty for the third time this year and the National Weather Service reports we've already had more precipitation by October 10 than we usually get in a whole month.
Still, Larry Weber says he wouldn't miss it for the world.
The Harvest Festival is an annual event put on by the Lake Superior Chapter of the Sustainable Farming Association. This fun family festival will feature one of largest farmers’ markets in the region, along with live music, an energy fair, handmade crafts, nonprofit showcase, live demonstrations, educational exhibits and a food court. Entry and parking are free to the public.
Date: Saturday, September 8
Time: 10am-4pm Location: Bayfront Festival Park 350 Harbor Dr, Duluth, MN 55802
A leader in Minnesota's environmental history and graduate of Duluth Central High school and UMD, Grant J. Merritt joins us to talk about his book "Iron and Water: My Life Protecting Minnesota's Environment." Merritt chronicles his family history in iron mining and how his young life on the North Shore led to a career of protecting the waters of Lake Superior, as head of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.