Posted on: May 15, 2023
By Kevin Strauss, Clean River Partners
Zaya Detert (grade 2 and 3) and Laurel Benson (grade 4 and 5) won first place in the 2023 City of Northfield “Be the Solution to Stormwater Pollution” Poster Contest. Students from all five Northfi...Stormwater poster...
Posted on: March 14, 2023
On March 6, 2023, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture confirmed the first emerald ash borer infestation in Northfield. A local tree care business reported an ash tree in an area north of Oddfellows Park with bark cracks and woodpecker damage in the tr...Emerald ash borer...
Posted on: October 27, 2022
By Matt Rohn, guest contributor on behalf of the Environmental Quality Commission
So, what’s with all those colorful tops and information stickers on the Bridge Square waste receptacles? It’s a city pilot project to increase the quality of downtown recycli...Recycling and composting...
Posted on: May 6, 2022
By Bruce Anderson. Bruce Anderson is a member of the City of Northfield’s Environmental Quality Commission
The gravity of the climate emergency the world faces was highlighted by the latest report released by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Cli...Building energy efficiency and electrification...