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Date registered: September 24, 2013

Latest posts

  1. 3rd Annual Sustainable Places Tour — July 8, 2014
  2. 3rd Annual Sustainable Places Tour (July 26th) SAVE THE DATE! — July 7, 2014
  3. July Sustainable Tuesday Calendar — July 7, 2014
  4. Sustainable Tuesdays for June — June 2, 2014
  5. Sustainable Tuesday Recap (5/27/14): Mason Bees! — June 2, 2014

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Jul 08

3rd Annual Sustainable Places Tour

Sustainable Places Tour Final

Jul 07

3rd Annual Sustainable Places Tour (July 26th) SAVE THE DATE!

Jul 07

July Sustainable Tuesday Calendar

Tuesday, July 1st: Permaculture Series, Healing Spaces, Healing Places Join Kathryn Gonzalez in an exploration of the Health and Spiritual Wellness petal of the Permaculture flower.  Research has shown that our physical spaces can affect our physical and mental health.  We will focus on how our senses connect with our environment in nurturing us, using …

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Jun 02

Sustainable Tuesdays for June

Join us for Sustainable Tuesdays at the Rail River Folk School between 5:30-7:30 Tuesday, June 3: Build a Portable Rocket Stove from Soup Cans! Rocket stoves burn small diameter sticks (or other biomass) in a high-temperature combustion chamber to ensure virtually complete combustion of the fuel, which not only makes for a cleaner burn, but …

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Jun 02

Sustainable Tuesday Recap (5/27/14): Mason Bees!

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Last week at Sustainable Tuesdays Shirley Nordrum, visited with us about mason bees. Lately we’ve heard a great deal in the media about the struggles of honey bees and the problems and very real dangers that arise with food production when these benevolent pollinators aren’t in tip top shape. As we are learning, it isn’t …

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Jun 02

Sustainable Tuesday Recap: Carbon Tax and Carbon Trading (5/20/14)

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On May 20th we had the honor of sitting down with Tom Goldtooth, Executive Director of the Indigenous Environmental Network and Brett Cease, former MN GreenCorps member and community leader, on the topics of Carbon Tax Policy and Carbon Trading where we learned about the complexity of these issues and their social and economic implications …

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Jun 02

Sustainable Landscaping Workshop: Outta the Ball Park Success!

This past Saturday, May 31st, approximately 30 individuals from the community and 6 talented presenters assembled at Bemidji State University for a Sustainable Landscaping Workshop focused on remixing landscaping practices in our community to be more environmentally savvy. The workshop was a hit and all available spaces were filled right away. There was tremendous excitement …

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May 16

Upcoming Sustainable Landscaping Workshop

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  Join us Saturday, May 31st, 9 a.m. to Noon for “Sustainable Landscaping:  Weeds or Wonderful?” at the American Indian Resource Center, Gathering Place, Bemidji State University parking is free Register at (Max of 30 participants, so sign up early!) So, what is beautiful landscaping?  Is it a manicured lawn that takes so much time, …

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May 14

Sustainable Tuesday Recap (5/13/14)

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Last night at Sustainable Tuesdays,  Diana Kuklinski, our resident permaculture advocate and expert, lead us in an important discussion about the good work of pollinators and how we can attract these species to our outdoor spaces. Pollinators are fundamental to the wellness of the environment and to people and to the food needed for all …

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May 13

Green Living Up to Date!

Hello Sustainable Bemidji Friends, We’ve been busy over the last few months. Below, you will find a timeline of the events and sustainable ongoings that folks from our community have facilitated or participated in. We are glad to share these events with you and hope to see you at our May Sustainable Tuesdays! December Sustainable …

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