Minnesota DNR

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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The good and the bad in the environmental omnibus

The good and the bad in the environmental omnibus

Recently, the Minnesota Legislature brought an environmental omnibus bill to the floor. While there are things we like in each bill, there are also some we don’t Continue reading

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We stand with hunting and fishing groups

We stand with hunting and fishing groups

Conservation Minnesota joined forces with a broad coalition of fishing, hunting, and outdoors groups to support the Minnesota DNR’s request for modest fee increases for fishing and hunting license. Continue reading

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Our support of the buffer law

Our support of the buffer law

We recently wrote a letter to Minnesota Representatives Dan Fabian and Paul Anderson with comments showing our views on the buffer law. Continue reading

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Trout Populations Bouncing Back in the Whitewater

Trout Populations Bouncing Back in the Whitewater

After a massive kill of over 10,000 fish in the Whitewater River last year, the DNR says populations are on the rebound. But, if they won’t say what caused it, how can it be prevented from happening again? Continue reading

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What’s on your dock?

What’s on your dock?

If you have a dock, boat lift, or other items in the water that get removed, you can help check for zebra mussels and other invasive species – it’s quick and easy. Continue reading

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Buffers – A Step in the Right Direction

Buffers – A Step in the Right Direction

“…The good thing about the buffer initiative is the large uniformity that it could bring to water quality here in our state – tens of thousands of acres of potential pollinator habitat, reduced runoff of nutrients and sediment, while also providing flexibility for farmers…” Continue reading

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On Bee-ing Minnesotan

On Bee-ing Minnesotan

Minnesotans are the bee’s knees when it comes to protecting pollinators! Continue reading

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