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What I learned at the Our New Environment Minnesota Governor Candidate Forum

What I learned at the Our New Environment Minnesota Governor Candidate Forum

The forum itself was a project of 26 different environmental and other groups including Conservation Minnesota, and was focused on what the candidates trying to be the 41st Governor of Minnesota thought about a host of environmental issues.

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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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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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Winter 2017 Newsletter: Leading through a pivotal time

Winter 2017 Newsletter: Leading through a pivotal time

Conservation Minnesota understands that we are at a pivotal moment. Since before I started working here 13 years ago, this organization has been committed to bringing Minnesotans together

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Ice fishing? You betcha!

Ice fishing? You betcha!

Being outside, experiencing the sights, sounds, and smells of Minnesota, connecting with family and friends, and catching a nice fish – There’s no better feeling in the world.

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Leaf Me Alone about My Yard

Leaf Me Alone about My Yard

Why is it important to take care of the leaves on your lawn, and what can you do about them? Check out this latest post for insight and suggestions on yard leaf management.

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It’s Up To Us to Tell the Stories of the Place We Love

It’s Up To Us to Tell the Stories of the Place We Love

My time outdoors has always felt like solitary time. But, realization that the natural places I love are threatened has made me an amateur storyteller, too. If we all did the same, what a difference it could make!

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The Adopt A Storm Drain Program Is Coming To Bloomington

The Adopt A Storm Drain Program Is Coming To Bloomington

Thankfully there are a number of programs that people can patriciate in right now to help improve water quality in their own community.

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Starting an environmental advisory commission

It’s been great to discover that Conservation Minnesota can play an important role in helping to establish these commissions in communities where we work.

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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. 

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