Legacy Amendment

Volunteer efforts add up

Volunteer efforts add up

It’s estimated that Dakota County has saved tax payers $900,000 in 2016 alone as a result of their volunteer programs for everything from pulling invasive species to being a Master Recycler/Composter.




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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.




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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




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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




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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




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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




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Lutsen Mountains works to protect the Poplar River

Lutsen Mountains works to protect the Poplar River

One of Lutsen Mountains’ specific priority commitments is to the restoration and protection of the Poplar River.




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Press Release: The Nature Conservancy Receives Recognition For Effective Use Of Legacy Funds

Press Release: The Nature Conservancy Receives Recognition For Effective Use Of Legacy Funds

Conservation Minnesota and Minnesota Citizens for the Arts will recognize The Nature Conservancy on Monday for the impact the organization is having statewide utilizing funds provided by the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment.




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A Surplus Of Bad Ideas

A Surplus Of Bad Ideas

The currently proposed spending levels offered by the DFL-controlled Senate would see the next state budget slash $34.5 million dollars from environmental and natural resources sections of the budget.




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Press Release: Twin Cities Public Television Receives Statewide Recognition For Effective Use Of Legacy Funds

Press Release: Twin Cities Public Television Receives Statewide Recognition For Effective Use Of Legacy Funds

TPT’s MN Original program is funded by a grant from the Arts and Culture Fund of the Legacy Amendment.




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