Trond Knudegaard's blog

Indigenous Knowledge and Sustainability

Erika Bailey-Johnson, Sustainability Director at Bemidji State University, presented Indigenous Knowledge and Sustainability this week at the Grand Rapids Area Library for their Library Program series. The presentation was focused on indigenous wisdom versus the current state of modern society and environment.

The Return on Investment of Implementing a Traffic Safety Culture

Kimberly Johnson and Lt. Jason Engeldinger from Toward Zero Deaths made a presentation Monday to the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce about the current state of affair of distracted driving. As traffic increases on the road, so does texting, cell-phone use and other attention grabbing distractions present. What is happening and what can be done about it? Watch to find out.

North American Bison

Just Outdoor host Tom Chapin took us out in Itasca County this week to take a look at Noth American Bison, the animal commonly refered to as buffalo. He talks with Dan Severson about the animal, the meat, and takes us through the process of slaughter through skinning, cleaning and paritioning of the bison.