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April 5, 2018
Jake Finifrock and family, returning to visit red pine he helped plant when he was 9 years old. Contributed photos
Keeper of the forests
April 5, 2018 - 6:15pm
August 19, 2017
A monarch butterfly, a monarch butterfly caterpillar and a honeybee go about their daily job of foraging for food and pollinating our world. Special to the Pine Journal
Make the world a better place for pollinators
August 19, 2017 - 3:18pm
February 27, 2017
t071216 --- Clint Austin --- austinFLOOD0713c12 --- Muddy runoff from the Nemadji River fills the Superior Entry as it flows into Lake Superior Tuesday afternoon. Areas in Wisconsin experienced flooding after continuous heavy rain Monday. (Clint Austin /
New options for river that dumps red clay into Lake Superior
February 27, 2017 - 8:00am
February 17, 2017
Fisheries staff get face-to-face with a lake sturgeon. Photo contributed by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Part II: Two important Minnesota natives call Kettle River home
February 17, 2017 - 12:06pm
February 12, 2017
Fall color is abundant at Wolf Creek Falls on the Wolf Creek Trail. Photo courtesy Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Part 1: The Kettle River watershed is scenic, wild and unique
February 12, 2017 - 8:20am
October 11, 2016
SWCD 2 - Temporary SWCD summer employee Kinzey Stoll (left) and Melanie Bomier, SWCD water resource technician, shake hands over a stream reconstruction that included constructed step pools with stream vanes, flood plains and trees planted in shelters. Photos contributed by Carlton County Soil and Water Conservation District
Going natural: Fixing a man-made mess one stream at a time
October 11, 2016 - 11:48am
March 17, 2016
Water Fest is fun and educational!
March 17, 2016 - 11:22am
January 12, 2016
Carlton County Soil and Water Conservation District Manager Brad Matlack, Water Resource Technician Melanie Bomier, Administrative Assistant II Julie Radovich, and Conservation Technician Kelly Smith are ready to welcome you to the new SWCD office. Contributed Photo
2015: The SWCD year ‘wrapped up’ for Carlton County
January 12, 2016 - 4:41pm
May 29, 2015
Kelly Smith, aka “the Pied Piper,” leads a group of kids from the bus to Arbor Day activities on county land south of Iverson May 14. Contributed Photo
Kids help ‘save the day’ by planting trees for Arbor Day
May 29, 2015 - 7:03am
May 28, 2015
Red Clay Dams: The Elim Creek Restoration Project
May 28, 2015 - 10:46am
March 13, 2015
Carlton County Soil and Water District Board of Supervisors pose for this 2014 photo. They include (from left) James Nynas, Barb Dahl, H. Merrill Loy, Mark Thell, and Kim Samuelson. Contributed Photo
Part II SWCD NEWS: Meet your Soil and Water District supervisors
March 13, 2015 - 4:04pm