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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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Stop the spread of invasive species – we all play a part

Stop the spread of invasive species – we all play a part

Aquatic and terrestrial invasive species threaten our Minnesota way of life by creating barriers for us to enjoy the Great Outdoors.

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Fall 2017 Newsletter: Minnesota’s Buffer Law

Fall 2017 Newsletter: Minnesota’s Buffer Law

On November 1st the new buffer law goes into effect, requiring buffers or alternative water quality practices on all public waters

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Fall 2017 Newsletter: 25% by 2025

Fall 2017 Newsletter: 25% by 2025

Earlier this year, Governor Dayton announced a new bipartisan goal to improve the state’s water quality by reducing pollution 25% by the year 2025. 

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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?

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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.

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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.

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