News & Ideas
Northside Safety NET intern Lillina Hood learned how to prune trees at a summer workshop at Camden Pond.
Joel Haskard, co-director of the Clean Energy Resources Team (CERTs) spoke with us about the group's work to reduce energy use and increase safety in manufactured home parks.
Northside Safety NET intern Gregory Wheeler learned about stormwater and green infrastructure during a summer session with the City of Minneapolis.
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.
The Minneapolis City Council unanimously passed an ordinance amendment requiring all autobody refinishers in the city to convert to either waterborne paint or low-volatile organic compound (VOC) paint.
Nine farmers in southeast Minnesota are being featured on a new tour highlighting conversation practices that build and restore soil health.
Board member James Trice shares his experiences and observations of Environmental Initiative's transformation process and progress.
Northside Safety NET interns and Environmental Initiative staff recently celebrated the conclusion of Northside Safety NET’s pilot year. With a focus on "youth as experts" and developing leadership skills, the program offers great potential for growth and replication.