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 »
Posts By: Minnesota Environmental Partnership
In today’s edition of the Outdoor News, reporter Joe Albert interviews Governor Tim Pawlenty and asks a series of questions regarding our state’s natural resources. When asked about Minnesota’s 30-year low in funding for the environment, the Governor’s response just didn’t seem like straight shooting to me.
Today was the formative meeting of the Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR). This group is the current compromise rising out of the last legislative session charged with spending money from the Environmental Trust Fund.
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 »
What does Pluto loosing its status as a planet have to do with Minnesota’s environment? Nothing. But since various media outlets around the state are sharing their opinions on the topic, I thought I’d share why I think the world’s astonomists are sending a bad message to children.
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 »