A Northland Morning feature focusing on local environmental issues, heard Wednesdays at 8:20 a.m. Green Visions is brought to you by All Energy Solar, Minnesota Power Energy Conservation Program, and Energy Plus.
Green Visions: Recognizing and Restoring Peatlands
This story was rebroadcast on Northland Morning April 27, 2022. The story originally aired on December 8, 2021.
Peatlands are an important part of our ecosystems — and one you might not have heard a whole lot about. Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI) research associate Valerie Brady tells us a bit about peatlands, their role as a carbon sink and an important habitat, and what researchers are doing to better understand them.