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.


Minnesota details breadth of elder-care coronavirus cases

More than half of the 24 Minnesotans who have died from the disease lived in nursing homes or assisted-living centers.


Record 51 Asian carp caught in Minnesota, a sign it may be permanent

The DNR and researchers will be setting nets in the Mississippi River to catch fish and learn more.


Minnesota confirms five more cases of chronic wasting disease, including one wild deer

Deer management zone set for Farmington area.


200 acres of rare prairies, old-growth forests protected in Red Wing's Driftless Area

The land, which surrounds the Cannon River, will be open to the public.


Thousands apply for up to $350 to turn their lawns into bee-friendly habitats

Trial program to plant native grasses and wildflowers was designed to save the rusty patched bumblebee.


Plans to retire coal plants in Minnesota could rely on extending nuclear power

Nobody knows the future of wind and solar power, but experts agree the technology isn't there yet to rely on those resources alone.


Restoring former farmland: 'The system doesn't just bounce back'

U researchers try to understand underground biology of North America's grasslands.


Cities could get power to ban pesticides as bee numbers fall

A measure introduced last week would essentially give cities their first chance in more than 30 years to have some form of local control over what pesticides can be used within their boundaries.


Rescued from northern Minnesota snowdrift, dog and puppies now doing well

Snowbelle and her litter of six pups are recovering and growing fast, according to Red Lake Rosie's Rescue shelter.


82-year-old man dies in Stearns County house fire

An 82-year-old man died in a house fire early Friday in Freeport, a small town in Stearns County. Neighbors saw smoke coming from the house…