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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: 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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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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Winter 2016 Newsletter: Championing the Environmental Way

Winter 2016 Newsletter: Championing the Environmental Way

Minnesota has been a national conservation leader. Our leadership role is still active today, especially on issues concerning clean water and pollinators Continue reading

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4 tough questions on PolyMet copper-nickel mine

We found the environmental review lacking, so Gov. Dayton needs answers before deciding.
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A Clean Water Future?

A Clean Water Future?

The 2015 Legislative session resulted in the net loss of conservation funds, less citizen involvement, un-vetted policy rollbacks, and missed opportunities to address the state’s growing water quality concerns. Continue reading

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Conservation Minnesota Responds To Governor’s Roll Back Of Buffers Law

Conservation Minnesota Responds To Governor’s Roll Back Of Buffers Law

“The decision by the governor and House Republicans to roll back a portion of the state’s buffer legislation was a truly disappointing development.” Continue reading

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Hope for the Minnesota River

Hope for the Minnesota River

Unfortunately, the Minnesota River remains one of the most troubled bodies of water in our entire state. Continue reading

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It’s Time to Give

It’s Time to Give

It is innovation that makes Conservation Minnesota so successful. And it is why I hope you will think about funding them during the final stretch of Give To The Max Day. Continue reading

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Thank You Conservation Minnesota

Thank You Conservation Minnesota

I am off to a brand-new adventure, thanks in no small part to the wonderful people at Conservation Minnesota. This Wednesday I was privileged to receive the honor of an appointment to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) from Governor Mark Dayton. Continue reading

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