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Republicans Have a Rare Opportunity on Mining

Republicans Have a Rare Opportunity on Mining

As a Republican, my hope is that my party leaders will seek out a mining position that will lead them into the mainstream of Minnesota politics for the long-term. Continue reading

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Solstice Sentinels

Solstice Sentinels

Birds are not only magnificent in their own right, but also sentinels of environmental health and robust habitat. Continue reading

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Press Release: Three Rivers Park District Receives Statewide Recognition For Effective Use Of Legacy Funds

Press Release: Three Rivers Park District Receives Statewide Recognition For Effective Use Of Legacy Funds

Conservation Minnesota and Minnesota Citizens for the Arts will recognize The Three Rivers Park District this evening for the impact the organization is having statewide utilizing funds provided by the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment. Continue reading

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Salt and Mirrors

Salt and Mirrors

Salt is bad for our lakes. Chloride, the offending element in salt, has been accumulating in metro lakes for the past half century, corresponding to the use of de-icing road salt. This is an insidious kind of pollution because its impacts are gradual. Yet, increases in chlorides affects the entire lake food chain, favors undesirable, even toxic, algae species and gives aquatic invasive species an additional edge over native species. Continue reading

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Tracking through the Snow

Tracking through the Snow

Here is a quick guide to the tracks you might see this winter. Continue reading

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Winter 2014 Newsletter: Your Priorities, Our Mission

Winter 2014 Newsletter: Your Priorities, Our Mission

There are more than 10,000 good reasons to love Minnesota. What’s yours? At Conservation Minnesota, your reasons matter. Continue reading

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Winter 2014 Newsletter: Rochester Citizens Choose Clean Energy

Winter 2014 Newsletter: Rochester Citizens Choose Clean Energy

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. Continue reading

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Winter 2014 Newsletter: Meet the Outdoor Heritage Fund

Winter 2014 Newsletter: Meet the Outdoor Heritage Fund

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. Continue reading

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Winter 2014 Newsletter: Over 50,000 Minnesotans

Winter 2014 Newsletter: Over 50,000 Minnesotans

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. Continue reading

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Pro-mining Company Stance by Republicans a Bust in the 2014 Election – II

Pro-mining Company Stance by Republicans a Bust in the 2014 Election – II

Supporting sulfide mining didn’t results in the outcome Republican’s were hoping for. Continue reading

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White Pages Win

White Pages Win

One PUC decision will save 94 million pages from being printed annually. Continue reading

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Chevrolet Buys Carbon Credits Generated on Grasslands

A first of its kind carbon credit pilot project bridges the gap between producers with grazing lands in the prairies of the Mid-West and corporate investors interested in conservation programs. Continue reading

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Toxic Hot Seat – Sign up to Watch

Running Dec 1-7, our partners at Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families will be streaming the documentary Toxic Hot Seat that tells the story about toxic flame retardants and how they’ve gotten into our homes and bodies. Continue reading

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Conservation group touts Rochester survey results

A majority of Rochester residents surveyed support the city’s efforts to increase the use of renewable energy and promote alternatives to cars, according to Conservation Minnesota Continue reading

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How Energy Efficient Is That Home You Are Buying?

How Energy Efficient Is That Home You Are Buying?

A relatively new program is trying to bring energy efficiency into the home buying process. Continue reading

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