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.


Minn. program added acres of bee, pollinator habitat

Minnesota homeowners have taken $58,000 from a new state program and used it to plant nearly eight football fields worth of pollinator gardens, meadows and…


Despite curfew, fifth night of Brooklyn Center protest ends with no dispersal

Late Thursday, only a few people remained from a earlier crowd of about 1,000 that had gathered outside police headquarters for a fifth night of protests over the killing of Daunte Wright.


Reflecting sunlight would cool the earth, but Minnesota researchers find far-reaching consequences

Tiny particles would mimic the emissions of volcanic eruptions to reflect sunlight and heat.


First collar video from wild Minnesota wolf shows fishing skills, adaptability

How exactly do lone wolves spend warm spring days?


Nearly 30 invasive carp pulled from Mississippi River in herding operation

State and federal agencies hunted the carp for first time in Minnesota waters.


Roadside fences show promise for reducing Minnesota turtle fatalities

Turtle populations have been falling for years, in large part due to traffic.


Lawmakers consider banning state's most widely used pesticide

The proposal to ban chlorpyrifos comes as federal regulators review its safety.


Minnesota cities seek power to ban certain pesticides amid pollinator collapse

Bees, butterflies have seen their natural habitats plummet.


Minnesota lawmakers may end commercial turtle harvest

About 10,000 painted and snapping turtles are captured and sold each year.


Lead contamination found in 7% of donated Minnesota venison

Fragments were found in 7% of carcasses since 2008, or 6,700 pounds of meat in past decade.