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Now’s your chance for solar

Now’s your chance for solar

At Conservation Minnesota, we value our partnerships. Whether it’s with a local organization or a large nonprofit, we all need to work together to protect Minnesota’s Great Outdoors.

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Why I Love Free Forest School (and you should too!)

Why I Love Free Forest School (and you should too!)

I looked into it. “Free Forest School groups host events where children and their parents or caregivers meet to explore and play together in nature.

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Lights-Free Landfills, Please

Lights-Free Landfills, Please

Holiday lights can be a huge pain – but keeping them out of the landfill doesn’t have to be. Check out this post to learn how recycling your holiday lights is easy in Minnesota!

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MPR Kicks Off New Water Initiative With Know Water, Know Beer

MPR Kicks Off New Water Initiative With Know Water, Know Beer

The Water Main is new focus area from Public Radio that intends to, “make sense of the central and complex role that water plays in our lives– from our economy to our well being, mood and even our cultural and spiritual identities.”

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Taking charge of your energy future

Taking charge of your energy future

Through their hard work and dedication to the health of their community, just last month, the City Council has approved Environment and Sustainability Task Force operations for the next two years.

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Minnesota’s New Year’s Resolution: more renewable energy

Minnesota’s New Year’s Resolution: more renewable energy

The 2007 Next Generation Energy Act spring-boarded Minnesota’s clean energy and jobs economy. Let’s make the same economic success happen in 2018!

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Minnesota’s Legislature Can Protect Our Waters from Salt

Minnesota’s Legislature Can Protect Our Waters from Salt

In the past, the state legislature has looked at updating the state’s liability laws to allow a liability exemptions for salt applicators who get certified in the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s best practices for salt application.

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We Can’t Achieve Conservation Without Conversation

We Can’t Achieve Conservation Without Conversation

It’s easy these days to get frustrated by the polarization and retreat. But, it’s opening up lines of communication that is making all the difference in Minnesota and beyond.

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What is Arsenic Doing in Baby Cereal?

What is Arsenic Doing in Baby Cereal?

Many parents choose rice cereal as one of baby’s first solid foods, unknowingly exposing vulnerable babies to a toxic chemical that affects brain development and is linked to cancer.

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Winter 2017 Newsletter: Progress on Polymet

Winter 2017 Newsletter: Progress on Polymet

Over the coming months, decisions will be made by state agencies to determine whether Polymet, potentially the first copper-nickel mine in Minnesota history, will receive permits to operate

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