News & Insights
Lebanon Hills
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.

Canoe on the rocky shore of a campsite
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.

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.

by Avery Hildebrand, Regional Manager - Southeast Metro

Because water is such an important issue to all of us—this spring Conservation Minnesota is bringing back the South Metro Water Forum.


Since the program was started, just over 5 years ago, Conservation MN's team of regional managers have dramatically increased the organization’s ability to work at the local level to protect the MN we love.


Clean energy is important. It’s good for the environment, the economy, and your electric bill.

photo courtesy of Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
by Paul Austin, Executive Director

The growing momentum toward expanding clean energy and reducing carbon pollution may not be a surprise to the readers of Conservation Minnesota’s newsletter.


Over the last several months, Governor Walz and Lt. Governor Flanagan have made key appointments to state agencies that impact our lakes, lands, and way of life.

Canoe and Wild Rice - Photo from MPCA Ed Swain
photo courtesy of Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
by Nels Paulsen, Policy Director

Yesterday, Conservation Minnesota testified in support of SF 2329, legislation to create and fund a “Wild Rice Stewardship Council.” 

by John Anderson, Regional Manager - West Metro

As you are probably aware, there’s a lot of talk going around about energy policy in Minnesota these days. And for good reason!