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Groundwater Saturation Wreaks Havoc In Metro

Recent rains are causing problems throughout the Twin Cities. Groundwater levels are very high right now. The soft land is leading to small landslides in backyards. Tim Cowedry, a groundwater geologist with the U.S. Geographical Survey, says water is in great supply – but it’s not just the water you can see.

06/10/2014

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Nat’l Wildlife Refuge Goes To The Cows

The Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge is a recreation destination. But this summer, some of the biggest animals there are cows. About an hour north of the Twin Cities, the refuge is more than 30,000 acres of oak savanna and wetlands. But some invasive plant species are threatening to change this habitat. So they’re trying a new way to control the undesirable plants, letting cows eat them.

07/29/2013

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A Guide to Heritage Park

Welcome to Heritage Park on St. Paul’s east side. A visit to this park is like a visit back in time.

05/28/2011

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