Northside Safety NET intern Paris Beasley visited Gravel Bed Nursery this summer to learn all about trees, from how they survive in gravel to how they can die by Dutch Elm Disease.
Tamara Few, recipient of the 2022 Environmental Initiative critical collaborator award, works to make safe spaces in the outdoors for BIPOC folks to heal, connect, and find joy.
Northside Safety NET intern Evette Eaton helped create a community garden with Celestial Gardens this summer.
Intern Micah Beasley pet bees and pulled weeds this summer with Metro Blooms as part of the Northside Safety NET program.
Board Voices: An unexpected transformation with Environmental Initiative as a catalyst for personal change
Stepping into the unknown is scary. Stepping into the unknown with the history of racism informing your worldview takes courage. Levi Brown, current Environmental Initiative board member, shares his story of transformation rooted in a meeting which led to unexpected insights and meaningful relationships.
Northside Safety NET intern Lillina Hood learned how to prune trees at a summer workshop at Camden Pond.
Northside Safety NET intern Chairish Byas learned to identify animals by footprint and planted flowers at the University of Minnesota's Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve this summer.
Nine farmers in southeast Minnesota are being featured on a new tour highlighting conversation practices that build and restore soil health.
The Walz Administration has released their Climate Action Framework, a vision for how Minnesota will address and prepare for climate change. Mike Harley shares examples of Environmental Initiative's commitments to collaborative action.
June member of the month Midwest Dairy is dedicated to sustainability in the dairy industry.