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Spring 2017 Newsletter: Improving Minnesota’s Water Quality

Spring 2017 Newsletter: Improving Minnesota’s Water Quality

Minnesotans always tell us that clean water is a top priority. Here are three important things state leaders can do this year to make sure future generations of Minnesotans have clean lakes and drinking water. Continue reading

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Spring 2017 Newsletter: Bloomington’s Sustainability Commission

Spring 2017 Newsletter: Bloomington’s Sustainability Commission

Conservation Minnesota’s Community Coordinators are helping local communities take action to protect the Minnesota they love. Continue reading

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Spring 2017 Newsletter: A Chance to Work Together

Spring 2017 Newsletter: A Chance to Work Together

This year, our elected officials have a great opportunity to come together around this value to build prosperous communities while protecting the places we love. Continue reading

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Local Conservation Champions – Lakeville Friends of the Environment

Local Conservation Champions – Lakeville Friends of the Environment

This month, I would like to continue the Local Conservation Champions series by highlighting a different group of dedicated individuals who are continuously working to make sure that the City of Lakeville is a healthy, clean, and environmentally conscious community Continue reading

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Cost Sharing Programs Could Be Available for Your Spring Lawn and Garden Projects

Cost Sharing Programs Could Be Available for Your Spring Lawn and Garden Projects

Nine Mile Creek Watershed District share its interest in a broad variety of possible projects under this program including raingardens, native habitat restoration… Continue reading

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Seeds of Promise: Minnesota’s Leadership on Pollinators

Seeds of Promise: Minnesota’s Leadership on Pollinators

In 2016, Governor Dayton’s Executive Order to protect pollinators set a new national standard, but what exactly does this mean for Minnesota? What does it look like to be a leader of pollinator protection? Check out this blog post to find out! Continue reading

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Our support of the buffer law

Our support of the buffer law

We recently wrote a letter to Minnesota Representatives Dan Fabian and Paul Anderson with comments showing our views on the buffer law. Continue reading

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Lake Cornelia Needs Our Help

Lake Cornelia Needs Our Help

I was glad to see this issue addressed, after all Lake Cornelia has a number of problems these days including a major break out of toxic blue-green algae that happened this past fall. Continue reading

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Trout Populations Bouncing Back in the Whitewater

Trout Populations Bouncing Back in the Whitewater

After a massive kill of over 10,000 fish in the Whitewater River last year, the DNR says populations are on the rebound. But, if they won’t say what caused it, how can it be prevented from happening again? Continue reading

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People are Getting to Work in Eden Prairie

People are Getting to Work in Eden Prairie

A few weeks ago, I organized an event attended by 15 keen Eden Prairie community members to talk about how to advance environmental conservation issues at the local level. Continue reading

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