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    Sept 14th Tuesday Group “Line 3, Oil and Climate”

    Line 3, Oil and Climate Sept 14th 2021

    September 7th Meeting

    Jeff Hanson told us about some regenerative agricultural techniques that improve soil fertility and enhance the soil’s carbon storage. The use of cover crops and low till practices also reduces the need for pest control. The sale of carbon offsets rewards the farmer.

    August 3rd Meeting with Jessica Hellmann, U Minn

    Jessica is Director of the U Minnesota’s Institute of the Environment. She covered many aspects of our climate problem and its solutions.

    July 6th Meeting with Roger Skraba, Ely mayoral candidate

    Roger discussed his ideas for Ely if he is elected.

    June 8th Meeting with Heidi Omerza, Ely mayoral candidate

    Heidi discussed her ideas for Ely and what she would attempt to do as mayor if elected. Ely is a GreenStep city but has not taken any recent actions in that program.

    Ranae Hanson book launch zoom May 18th 7pm

    Gerry Snyder’s article on hydrogen uses TimberJay 4/23/2021


    April 23rd 2021 Published in the TimberJay, Ely MN

    The New York Times headlines declared, “Auto Industry Bets its Future on Batteries.’ The newspaper could have accurately said, “The Biden Administration Bets its Future on Batteries.” According to recent reports, the Administration’s multi-trillion dollar proposed infrastructure […]

    Elton Brown letter TimberJay 4/9/2021

    Climate change makes mining more hazardous, too

    Elton Brown

    Letter to the Editor

    TimberJay April 9th 2021

    Two items in the New York Times about recent weather disasters caught my attention. The first explained why February’s severe arctic blast shut down the electrical grid in Texas, resulting in huge commercial and human losses: “The […]

    Sarah Hobbie talk 7/7/2020 Cedar Creek Research

    Click here to get a pdf of Sarah’s talk Ely_Group_2020_Hobbie_small

    Zoom Meeting with Tuesday Group July 7th at noon

    Hi folks

    On Tuesday July 7th we will be having a joint Climate Change and Tuesday Group meeting. This will be at noon Tuesday, not our usual 10am time. Our guest is Prof Sarah Hobbie from the University of Minnesota. Sarah will give an overview of the natural history of the U’s research station at […]