November 6, 2008

In Pictures: An overview of Duluth watersheds

By TRAVIS DILL
WatersheDuluth Correspondent

Please click on the slideshow to begin. The pictures automatically change every three seconds, however the slideshow can be paused and navigated at your own pace. If you click on the photos you will be taken to the Picasa website where you can view the slideshow with larger images. Thank you and enjoy the display.

October 28, 2008

Rain Barrels

By: Kendra Richards
WatersheDuluth Correspondent

Runoff pollution: we hear about it all over, and we know the many different ways we can prevent it but changing the ways we do things and being more careful about using certain things. However, there is something you can do that causes almost no change in lifestyle at all. Set up a rain barrel, and you will be significantly and conveniently protecting local rivers and streams from runoff pollution.

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Runoff

By: Kendra Richards
WatersheDuluth Correspondent

We all know that water pollution is a big problem—we hear about it everywhere. However, few people know how much they contribute to the problem. Just because you don't throw your garbage into the lakes and streams doesn't mean you don't harm them other ways.

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Watersheds

By: Kendra Richards
WatersheDuluth Correspondent

With all of this talk about runoff, we hear a lot about how it starts and where it ends up, but nobody ever talks about the journey. In order to be fully aware of the problems and solutions of runoff pollution, we need to understand watersheds—something that many people don't know much about.

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