Over 300 people showed up to express concerns about Minnesota’s water at the Governor’s first 25 By 25 meeting in Rochester–but just what were those concerns?
After years of advocacy, the residents of several southern Minnesota cities are finally going to have the opportunity to buy into community solar.
Rochester’s third annual Earth Fest Expo was held in April and saw an even larger turn-out than in past years. Was it a fluke, or does it the result of a greater awareness of issues in the community?
“…Just minutes from the extremely popular Whitewater State Park, Carley is a mere 200 acres, rated one of the least-visited parks in Minnesota, and so quiet that if I’m not actually the only person there, I feel like I am…”
“…”Conservation is just the right thing to do.” Doris has spent decades walking the walk of conservation in her community, the classroom and her own garden…”
What’s better than a little friendly competition between cities and colleagues?
In Rochester, the successes of the last year are the result of diligent, cooperative work by Conservation Minnesota and our allies.
Minneapolis, Rochester, and Paris: viewed together, they underscore a shared value in local action that drives global change: Change a light bulb, change the world.
With all of the issues Conservation Minnesota takes on, it can be difficult sometimes to see their interrelatedness. But, sometimes our leaders take a stand and provide clarity not just for we advocates, but for everyone.
“Mayors across the state should stand up and take notice of Monday’s proclamation from Rochester Mayor Ardele Brede that the city will do everything within its power to break its dependence on non-renewable energy sources by the year 2031.”