Posts By: Minnesota Environmental Partnership

LCCMR update

Posted by & filed under LCCMR.

The third meeting of the Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR) took place on Tuesday, September 19. In a move to foster forward momentum on the allocation of funds from the committee, outside speakers were invited to present their cases as to why their organizations deserved ongoing funding.

New analysis on environmental funding

Posted by & filed under Funding for the Environment.

The Minnesota League of Conservation Voters Education Fund has just released a new report of environmental funding on the state level.  In this update, the League continues their indepth analysis of how our state tax and fee dollars are spent on conservation and environmental issues. Interested in knowing what the budget priorities are?  How has environmental funding faired over… Read more »

Statewide Conservation Plan Comment Opportunity

Posted by & filed under LCCMR.

The 2006 legislature allocated money for the creation of a “Comprehensive Statewide Conservation and Preservation Plan.”  To facilitate who will get to create this plan, a Request for Proposals (RFP) has been drafted by the Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR).  They are taking public comments on the draft RFP for the next two weeks… Read more »

Great Lakes Town Hall

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MEP’s Northeast Program Coordinator Julie O’Leary is a guest author this week on the Great Lakes Town Hall website (, a space on the web dedicated to facilitating public discussions from people around the Great Lakes.  Julie has begun her week of postings with an interesting look at Minnesota’s relationship to the largest lake in the world…. Read more »