Greg Stanley | Star Tribune
Reporter | Environment

Greg Stanley is an environmental reporter for the Star Tribune. He has previously covered water issues, development and politics in Florida’s Everglades and in northern Illinois.

Stanley is a native of Milwaukee and loves the outdoors. He graduated from St. Norbert College with a degree in English.


911 calls show frantic moments when good Samaritan was shot in St. Paul

Victim's wife learned her husband had been shot as she talked to dispatcher.


Police find human remains in the woods of northern Minnesota

The body has not been identified.


Police crack down after string of brutal robberies in downtown Minneapolis

Groups targeted victims who were distracted or alone, often for phones.


John W. Webb, author of groundbreaking geography textbook, dies at age 93

John W. Webb was 13 years old, growing up just west of London, when World War II broke out.At night, during the air raids, he…


Minnesota teams look to have 'cowbot' ready for a pasture next summer

University of Minnesota team, Toro researchers are developing a robotic mower for farmers.


Anoka County oaks may hold clues to saving redheaded woodpeckers

Oak savannas may hold clues to saving the redheaded woodpecker.


As monarch butterflies vanish, U investigates road salt as culprit — and cure

Too much sodium is toxic for butterflies and can delay or hinder their muscle development. But smaller amounts may prove beneficial.


MPCA sued by residents over Water Gremlin violations

White Bear Township neighbors argue that the MPCA has refused to release public records regarding the company's emissions.


Minnesota's ancient lake sturgeon could get endangered species protections

Listing fish as endangered could test new rules.


Zebra mussel mystery: How did they get into a northern Minnesota mine pit?

The Rouchleau Mine Pit in Virginia, Minn., is closed to the public and its waters have seen little, if any, activity, officials say.