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News & Stories from Conservation Minnesota
Students enjoy time together while working on projects
Conservation Crew members choose projects that help their school or community

News from the Crew is newsletter for our youth program, Conservation Crew. Here's what the Crews are up to, midway through the program's second year.

Vistors enjoy the water at Tettegouche State Park
Tettegouche State Park on the North Shore of Lake Superior

Only weeks into Minnesota’s legislative session, excitement is growing around what we can accomplish for the environment in 2023. With the help of new leadership, we are on the path to passing 100% clean energy goals, investing in climate safe infrastructure, and creating a future all Minnesotans can enjoy. 

Child drinks a glass of water

Today, Policy Director Nels Paulsen presented the Economic Development Finance and Policy Committee with the following letter of support for the passing of HF 24. This bill would protect public health and remove every lead service line in Minnesota by 2033.

Worker in hard hat works on solar panel

Passing 100% Clean Energy by 2040 will help migrate the impacts of climate change and create a safe climate for generations to come. Today, Policy Director Nels Paulsen presented the House Climate and Energy Finance and Policy Committee with the following letter of support for the passing of HF 7. This bill would get us on the path to 100% and keep Minnesota leading in clean energy.

group of kids hikes in forest

The Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund (ENRTF) plays a key role in protecting our Great Outdoors for future Minnesotans. Today, Policy Director Nels Paulsen presented the House Environment and Natural Resources Committee with the following letter of support for the passing of HF172. This bill would support critical funding for conservation projects across the state. 

Pine Bough