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Legacy Amendment

The Legacy Impact

The Legacy Impact

The Legacy Amendment is one of Minnesota’s most celebrated and collaborative achievements. However, the value of Legacy funds has come into question this legislative session. Continue reading

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60 years, 5 votes, still needs defending

60 years, 5 votes, still needs defending

Recently the St. Cloud Times wrote an editorial, and it is the best summary that I have seen of the ways that the legislature is ignoring the values of Minnesotans and breaking the promise of the Legacy Amendment this session Continue reading

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Use the legacy amendment fund as originally intended

Use the legacy amendment fund as originally intended

We write this letter to specifically address the changes the bill makes to the recommendations of the Clean Water Council and the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council Continue reading

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Outdoor Heritage and Clean Water Fund Appropriations

Outdoor Heritage and Clean Water Fund Appropriations

our support for the implementation of the full recommendations of the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council (LSOHC) for the Outdoor Heritage Fund of the Legacy Amendment Continue reading

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What 2017 holds for Minnesota

What 2017 holds for Minnesota

The new year brings with it a great opportunity for our elected officials to seek out what brings us together as a people and show that some things are bigger than politics Continue reading

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Local Conservation Champions: Hastings Environmental Protectors

Local Conservation Champions: Hastings Environmental Protectors

Through my travels in the southeast metro I’ve been lucky enough to work with great local organizations that are dedicated to conservation and environmental issues in their communities. Continue reading

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Doris Amundsen–One of Rochester’s Conservation Stars

Doris Amundsen–One of Rochester’s Conservation Stars

“…”Conservation is just the right thing to do.” Doris has spent decades walking the walk of conservation in her community, the classroom and her own garden…” Continue reading

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What’s Your Story?

What’s Your Story?

Working for the protection of our beautiful natural areas can be tough, but a good story can get you through it, and inspire others. Continue reading

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2016 Legislative Priorities – Helping Local Communities

2016 Legislative Priorities – Helping Local Communities

During my time here at Conservation Minnesota, I have met with many legislators and have attended many Town Hall meetings and one thing that seems to be of unanimous consent is that this 2016 session is going to be short and fast. Continue reading

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Meet Your State Legislators – It’s Important!

Meet Your State Legislators – It’s Important!

Part of our mission here at Conservation Minnesota is to turn your love for Minnesota’s Great Outdoors into the laws that protect it. One way that you can help us with our mission is to let your state representative and senator understand that conservation issues are important to you, your community, and our state. Continue reading

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