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Starting an environmental advisory commission

It’s been great to discover that Conservation Minnesota can play an important role in helping to establish these commissions in communities where we work.

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Could Your Community Benefit from a Seed Grant?

Could Your Community Benefit from a Seed Grant?

The Metro Clean Energy Resource Team has release a Request for Proposals for clean energy or energy conservation projects. Take a look at what projects have benefitted from Seed funding in the past!

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Good News on Toxic Flame Retardants!

Good News on Toxic Flame Retardants!

Conservation Minnesota and Healthy Legacy have been working on state regulation to get these flame retardants (FRs) out of the products in our homes

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What I Learned About Water In Coon Rapids

What I Learned About Water In Coon Rapids

On Tuesday August 29th, I spent the evening taking part in a major community summit at Anoka Ramsey Community College in Coon Rapids on water issues in the north metro area. 

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A Statement from Conservation Minnesota: On Recent New York Times Magazine Article

Conservation Minnesota has a consistent record of calling for accountability when it comes to the various Sulfide Mining proposals currently being debated in the state. We seek accountability from the state, the mining companies and the various other stakeholders in … Continue reading

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Stop the spread of invasive species – we all play a part

Stop the spread of invasive species – we all play a part

Aquatic and terrestrial invasive species threaten our Minnesota way of life by creating barriers for us to enjoy the Great Outdoors.

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Fall 2017 Newsletter: Solar Energy Across Minnesota

Fall 2017 Newsletter: Solar Energy Across Minnesota

That’s because the renewable energy sources of solar and wind are now the two cheapest forms of energy in our state.

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Fall 2017 Newsletter: Minnesota’s Buffer Law

Fall 2017 Newsletter: Minnesota’s Buffer Law

On November 1st the new buffer law goes into effect, requiring buffers or alternative water quality practices on all public waters

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Fall 2017 Newsletter: 25% by 2025

Fall 2017 Newsletter: 25% by 2025

Earlier this year, Governor Dayton announced a new bipartisan goal to improve the state’s water quality by reducing pollution 25% by the year 2025. 

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Fall 2017 Newsletter: Duluth Kids Protected

Fall 2017 Newsletter: Duluth Kids Protected

A few years ago, parents in Duluth started talking to each other about the black dust covering their kids when they left the playground. They wanted the tire mulched removed from all 10 school playgrounds

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