Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

Park Board releases concepts from Lakes visioning

Park Board releases concepts from Lakes visioning

Preliminary concepts developed by the MPRB project team and public input were released, showing a variety of ideas to improve the north side of Lake Calhoun and the south side of Lake of the Isles. They range from land bridges to board walks to a new channel and more.

Save the planet: ride a bus

Save the planet: ride a bus

Unless you’re of the same mind as Rick Perry, you’re probably concerned about global climate change induced by human behavior — namely, the incessant belching of CO2 and other greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. And while many people try to do little things to reduce our collective role in this worsening problem, many ask a […]

Bryant Avenue Bike Boulevard progress

Bryant Avenue Bike Boulevard progress

The Bryant Avenue Bike Boulevard project made progress in June by seeing the reconstruction of four intersections to improve safety of crossing several concerning intersections. Take a photo tour.

Question of the Week: community gardens

Question of the Week: community gardens

Are you a member of a community garden? If not, would you like to be? Does Uptown need more community garden space? If so, where would you put it? Cedar PhillipsMore Posts

Question of the Week: eco-efforts in Uptown, apartment edition

Question of the Week: eco-efforts in Uptown, apartment edition

This Uptown apartment building goes green with both a compost bin and a clothesline out back. What other sorts of environmentally-friendly initiatives have you seen in the neighborhood? Cedar PhillipsMore Posts

Question of the Week: bike parking at home

Question of the Week: bike parking at home

Where do you store or park your bike(s) when at home? Cedar PhillipsMore Posts

A Deteriorating Lake Calhoun

A Deteriorating Lake Calhoun

Soil erosion as the result of cow paths on the north side of Lake Calhoun has created a safety, water quality, and attractiveness concern. Year in and year out, nothing seems to be done to mitigate or prevent these problems. What can be done?