New research from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) indicates that good-looking lawns are often better for water quality, which may come as surprise to those of us who thought that we were doing our part by growing a chemical and fertilizer-free lawn.
If you want the one-sentence summary, itâ€™s simple. Itâ€™s up to all of us to stop runoff and erosion from our own properties, otherwise in ten years, weâ€™ll be swimming in P.
Ten years later, Gary is now my husband, and it turns out that husbands are no braver than boyfriends when it comes to spooky noises in the night.
Whether itâ€™s the beautiful natural surroundings or the sense of community the valley engenders, thereâ€™s just something about living in this part of the country that inspires Chuck Taylor and others like him to become everyday heroes.
Here in Minnesota, when we hear our waterâ€™s in trouble, we do something to fix it.