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July 22, 2016
Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been confirmed in Hastings
July 22, 2016 - 3:16pm
July 18, 2016
Charlie Vier, 10, and Jennifer Vieth at the Carpenter Nature Center. (Star Gazette photo by Michelle Wirth)play button
Fourth-grader acts as Carpenter Nature Center’s director for a day
July 18, 2016 - 8:29am
May 3, 2016
Flint Hills Resources celebrates Arbor Day by planting 5,000th tree in Dakota County
May 3, 2016 - 8:19am
April 30, 2016
The Hastings Birding Festival offers plenty of educational tables for bird and environment related organizations. (Star Gazette photos by Katrina Styx)play button
CNC hosts annual birding, Earth Day festival
April 30, 2016 - 8:00am
April 27, 2016
Joanna Eckles, left, presents Hastings representatives Kevin Smith (Hastings Environmental Protectors), Jennifer Vieth (Carpenter Nature Center) and Chris Jenkins (Hastings Parks and Recreation Department) with a flag and plaques recognizing their efforts to make Hastings the state's first official Bird City. (Star Gazette photo by Katrina Styx)play button
Hastings is Minnesota’s first official ‘Bird City’
April 27, 2016 - 8:57am
April 2, 2016
Courtney Swanson and Mark Beer are pictured inside the paint room at Wayne’s Auto Body. They recently converted the shop to use all water-based paint to reduce the VOCs they produce. (Star Gazette photo by Katrina Styx)
Going green one paint job at a time
April 2, 2016 - 8:00am
December 30, 2015
Josh Prigge presents at a forum discussion at COP21 in Paris Dec. 7. He is the director of regenerative development at Fetzer Vineyards, which is leading the way in sustainable and regenerative agriculture. (Submitted photo)
Hastings native speaks at global sustainability conference
December 30, 2015 - 11:10am