kids crossing stream on field trip

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kids crossing stream on field trip (foreground)
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News & Stories from Conservation Minnesota
Hikers enjoy fall colors at at overlook
Autumn hike

September 24th is National Public Lands Day. Many of our public lands were stewarded by Native Americans for thousands of years and continue to be today. Our Public Land & Outdoor Recreation Program Manager shares a few resources to help respect Native Nations’ sovereignty this National Public Lands Day.

Aerial view of wooded area in autumn
Autumnal view near Duluth

To create a future that addresses historic disparities and ensures that no community is disproportionately impacted by pollution, we need responsible, forward-looking leaders willing to take courageous actions. At Conservation Minnesota we're creating resources to make sure voters and candidates understand our pressing conservation issues

Farmer in field inspects bell pepper

This month, we want to recognize the Latino community's contributions in Minnesota by highlighting Latinos' important role in agriculture. Latino farmers are helping change the agricultural landscape through innovative practices.

Ribbon cutting ceremony at bike trail head
Grand opening of the newest addition to the popular and highly successful Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Trail system

Our Public Land & Outdoor Recreation Program Manager, Avery Hildebrand, considers how outdoor recreation can help communities economically while creating an identity and inspiring passion. He shares his experience in Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area.

Kernza on Kimber Contours Farm near Northfield, MN
Kimber Contours Farm grows climate-positive Kernza® grain in Farmington, MN

Each season more farmers are facing challenges due to climate change. As extreme weather events like drought and hail storms become more common, it's critical that we find climate solutions in agriculture. Investing in our environment and research can pave the way for future generations of farmers in Minnesota.