Place always exists in a particular time, and for Northeastern Pennsylvania that time is anthracite coal time. Because coal mining has decreased significantly over the past 50 years, the result has been a major outmigration of the area’s traditional population… However, the legacy of coal still runs deep as reminders of coal heritage are scattered throughout the 484 square miles that make up the anthracite coal region.
Minnesota's Governor has set an ambitious goal: for the state to achieve a 25% improvement in water quality by 2025. Learn more, including the date/locations of town hall discussions of this effort.
Native American scholars from a range of academic disciplines endorse the recent March for Science, with the reminder that indigenous sciences have been part of how people have known this continent for millennia.
John Fleck, a writer and teacher in Albuquerque, reflects on three centuries of managing water, community, and landscape in the New Mexico high desert.
In February 1872, Horace W. Cleveland trudged through the snowy streets of Minneapolis to the Pence Opera House. His goal was to deliver a speech convincing the city planners, wealthy landowners, and businessmen to work quickly on protecting and preserving the scenic beauty found throughout the growing cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.
Do you recognize the well-known body of water shown in Figure 1? Perhaps not, without its most recognizable markers. Figure 2 should make this water immediately familiar.