There are more than 10,000 good reasons to love Minnesota. What’s yours? At Conservation Minnesota, your reasons matter.
We recently surveyed people in Rochester to see what they thought about several, energy related, topics. The results showed us that there is strong support for clean energy and conservation initiatives in the community.
One-third of the Amendment’s revenue goes to the Outdoor Heritage Fund which supports projects that protect, enhance, and restore Minnesota’s wildlife habitat. The Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council, led by citizens and legislators, makes recommendations on how to allocate the funds.
It is tremendously gratifying to see Minnesotans coming together in this way, helping guide and support our work to protect Minnesota’s lakes, lands, and way of life.
In Minnesota everything comes back to the health of our lakes and rivers.
Every year at Conservation Minnesota, we ask Minnesotans like you what issues you believe are most important for protecting Minnesota’s lakes, land, and way of life. Our board and staff then take that information, and use it to develop our … Continue reading →
In 2008, Minnesotans voted overwhelmingly to restore and enrich our Great Outdoors by passing the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment. Now, in honor of the Amendment’s five-year anniversary, it is time to celebrate what we’ve accomplished. Here’s a snapshot … Continue reading →
A coalition of non-profits and state agencies are resurrecting the Minnesota Waters Conference that has been a pillar of the Minnesota natural resources community since 2001. Now called the State of Water Conference, the program will bring together citizens’ groups, … Continue reading →
If you lined up all the cans that are thrown away every day in Minnesota, they would stretch from Minneapolis to Grand Marais. If you lined up all the plastic bottles tossed in landfills every day, they would stretch from Rochester to Bemidji!
Last Thursday, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources concluded the public input period on the latest draft of the environmental-impact statement for the proposed PolyMet sulfide mining operation.