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Conservation Minnesota’s network delivered over 26,000 postcards, emails, and phone calls to legislators and Governor Walz this session urging them to take action on our shared conservation priorities.

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by Keely Cervantes, Regional Manager - East Metro

An important issue we tracked and worked on this legislative session at Conservation Minnesota was the bipartisan proposal to ban the industrial solvent trichloroethylene, more commonly known as TCE.

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Meadow rue, a native plant
by John Anderson, Regional Manager - West Metro

During the month of May, I worked to help improve the Cullen Nature Preserve in Minnetonka.

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by Anna Richey, Southern MN Regional Manager

Last month, Rochester became the first Minnesota city to be awarded LEED Gold status.

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by John Anderson, Regional Manager - West Metro

With spring finally arriving, I’ve been thinking a lot more about the sun in general and solar power in particular. One exciting development I recently learned about is how Minnetonka is leading the way among city governments adopting solar power.

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by Keely Cervantes, Regional Manager - East Metro

Spring finally seems to be sticking around here in Minnesota and we could not be more ready for the longer days and warmer sun.

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by John Anderson, Regional Manager - West Metro

On April 9th, I was able to participate in a workshop in Eden Prairie focusing on the new organics recycling policy being implemented by Hennepin County.

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by Avery Hildebrand, Regional Manager - Southeast Metro

Cities and their day to day work are highly visible and they have the unique ability to lead by example and provide the public with infrastructure to charge their own electric vehicles.

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by Keely Cervantes, Regional Manager - East Metro

Join us in urging Representative McCollum to fully fund the Land & Water Conservation Fund so that Minnesotans and Americans can enjoy outdoor spaces for generations to come.

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photo courtesy of Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
by Anna Richey, Southern MN Regional Manager

Agriculture is a big part of Minnesota’s heritage and economy.