Aquatic and terrestrial invasive species threaten our Minnesota way of life by creating barriers for us to enjoy the Great Outdoors.
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
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
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.
We recently wrote a letter to Minnesota Representatives Dan Fabian and Paul Anderson with comments showing our views on the buffer law.
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?
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.
“…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…”