Posts By: Minnesota Environmental Partnership

LCCMR meeting #2

Posted by & filed under LCCMR.

The Legislative-Citizens Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR) had their second meeting yesterday.  They continue to develop their structure and figure out how they might strategically plan to spend roughly $22 million in the next few months.  More below.

Conservation Legacy Council

Posted by & filed under Funding for the Environment.

Governor Pawlenty, by Executive Order, has created a new taskforce charged with providing the Governor with recommendations on “matters relating to the development of a sustainable governance and funding model which will create a lasting legacy for the conservation, protection and enhancement of the state’s natural resources and which will establish Minnesota as the nation’s leading conservation… Read more »

State Fair Eco Experience

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If you are going to the State Fair this year, be sure to check out a new feature this year known as the Eco Experience.  In their words: The Eco Experience is an indoor green space with lush rain gardens, an eco home, a live stage, and cutting-edge displays on renewable energy, new fuels and vehicles, and… Read more »

Welcome

Posted by & filed under Energy, Food and Sustainable Agriculture, Transit and Transportation, Uncategorized, Water.

Hi folks – welcome to Loon Commons. Thank you for joining in with this experiment.  As you will hopefully notice while looking around the site, we are working to make this a forum for discussion and information sharing on current and emerging environmental and conservation issues in Minnesota.  To start this off, we will be… Read more »