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Legislators need to know about our conservation concerns

Legislators need to know about our conservation concerns

Elected officials need to hear from their constituents regarding conservation issues throughout Minnesota and in your community.




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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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Conservation Values Across All Sectors

Conservation Values Across All Sectors

Sometimes it feels like conservation issues are too complex to be communicated clearly. But we all want clean air and water. Read about Community Coordinator Julie Drennen’s experience at an atypical conservation event in Shoreview.




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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




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2016 Legislative Priorities – Helping Local Communities

2016 Legislative Priorities – Helping Local Communities

During my time here at Conservation Minnesota, I have met with many legislators and have attended many Town Hall meetings and one thing that seems to be of unanimous consent is that this 2016 session is going to be short and fast.




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