Research and Reports

Ecolibrium3 works with multiple partners and research institutions to advance best practices and knowledge in energy, community development, and resilience. Our work has ranged from local research to development of national toolkits, community guides, and case studies.

The Four Point Approach To Main Street Lincoln Park
The Four Point Approach To Main Street Lincoln Park

Main Street America is a national organization that is made up of small towns, mid-sized communities, and urban commercial districts that use the Four Point approach to help breathe new life into the …

Face Shields: A Back To School Essential?
Face Shields: A Back To School Essential?

As school districts across the country determine their plans for reopening schools in the fall, many are wondering what personal protective equipment may be offered or required for students, staff, an…

Update: Lincoln Park Solar Garden
Update: Lincoln Park Solar Garden

The long wait for summer sun is over! Ecolibrium3 is excited to announce that we are moving forward with the construction of the Lincoln Park Solar Garden right here in our neighborhood! After some lo…

Serving as an Eco3 Summer Associate
Serving as an Eco3 Summer Associate

Ecolibrium3 is hosting three AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associates who are serving 10-week terms over the summer months. Wren, Joel, and Kiefer have been working on the Pay It Forward PPE Project, and ha…

Masking Where It Matters
Masking Where It Matters

To meet our region’s need for face shields and face masks Ecolibrium3, in partnership with Frost River Trading Company, launched the Pay It Forward PPE Project: a month-long, volunteer-run assembly …

Safe Reopen Grants Awarded
Safe Reopen Grants Awarded

Main Street Lincoln Park awarded ten safe reopening grants to help Lincoln Park businesses. Grant funds were provided by North Shore Federal Credit Union as part of their Grand Opening activities rela…

A New Way to Support Lincoln Park Businesses
A New Way to Support Lincoln Park Businesses

While developing our Pay It Forward PPE program, a volunteer-run assembly of face shields for medical workers, we’ve developed a way to show our appreciation for the volunteers and at the same time su…

#CraftingForCommunity: The Pay It Forward PPE Project
#CraftingForCommunity: The Pay It Forward PPE Project

Ensuring the health and resilience of the Lincoln Park neighborhood is a top priority for Ecolibrium3. Doing so in a way that supports local businesses, builds community collaboration, and raises mone…

Local Food Action Plan for Lincoln Park
Local Food Action Plan for Lincoln Park

Local Food Action Plan for Lincoln Park In partnership with the Local Foods, Local Places program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the USDA, and the Northern Border Regional Commi…

Duluth Shines! Solar Map
Duluth Shines! Solar Map

Duluth Shines! Solar Map In partnership with the US Department of Energy’s Solar Market Pathways program, St. Louis County, the City of Duluth, the University of Minnesota Duluth’s Geospatial…