Conservation Minnesota

Featured Stories

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. 

Continue reading

Posted on by John Anderson | Posted in Featured Stories, Lakes, Rivers and Water | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment
Lumberjack Conservationists Succeed at Low Waste

Lumberjack Conservationists Succeed at Low Waste

Faced with less than three weeks to make Stillwater’s iconic Lumberjack Days Festival be low-waste, a scrappy Stillwater team finds a way to succeed

Continue reading

Posted on by Julie Drennen | Posted in Featured Stories, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
SE Minnesota Turns Out for First 25 By 25 Town Hall

SE Minnesota Turns Out for First 25 By 25 Town Hall

Over 300 people showed up to express concerns about Minnesota’s water at the Governor’s first 25 By 25 meeting in Rochester–but just what were those concerns?

Continue reading

Posted on by Anna Richey | Posted in Featured Stories, Lakes, Rivers and Water | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
People In Edina Are Talking About Water

People In Edina Are Talking About Water

On Thursday, July 20th I met with several Edina residents at a Conservation Minnesota member’s home to talk about water.

Continue reading

Posted on by John Anderson | Posted in Featured Stories, Lakes, Rivers and Water | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment
New garbage and recycling program in Stillwater

New garbage and recycling program in Stillwater

Thanks to Washington County funding and the Stillwater Independent Business Alliance, this community has come up with a very local approach to improving waste management.

Continue reading

Posted on by Julie Drennen | Posted in Featured Stories, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment
Solar is coming to Austin, Rochester and Saint Peter!

Solar is coming to Austin, Rochester and Saint Peter!

After years of advocacy, the residents of several southern Minnesota cities are finally going to have the opportunity to buy into community solar.

Continue reading

Posted on by Anna Richey | Posted in Energy and transportation, Featured Stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
Community Water Meetings Coming Soon

Community Water Meetings Coming Soon

We are a unique state with a unique character and if anyone can get the job done right, it’s Minnesotans.

Continue reading

Posted on by Avery Hildebrand | Posted in Featured Stories, Lakes, Rivers and Water | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment
Citizen Input Improves the Process

Citizen Input Improves the Process

By leaving concerned citizens outside the process, cities risk squandering a valuable resource that could enhance and enrich their policies. Sometimes it takes an outsider to point it out.

Continue reading

Posted on by Anna Richey | Posted in Featured Stories, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment
Solar Panels on your home: a guide to working with HOA’s

Solar Panels on your home: a guide to working with HOA’s

Exploring solar panels is an exciting process for homeowners who are able to take the step towards being nearly energy self-reliant, but speaking with a homeowner association for approval can seem complicated and daunting. Check out this post for tips on seeking solar panel approval with an HOA!

Continue reading

Posted on by Julie Drennen | Posted in Energy and transportation, Featured Stories, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment
Volunteer efforts add up

Volunteer efforts add up

It’s estimated that Dakota County has saved tax payers $900,000 in 2016 alone as a result of their volunteer programs for everything from pulling invasive species to being a Master Recycler/Composter.

Continue reading

Posted on by Avery Hildebrand | Posted in Featured Stories, Lakes, Rivers and Water, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment
Page 1 of 4512345678910...203040...Last »