April 6, 2011 Yesterday, Steve Morse joined radio host Nancy Nelson on AM950 to discuss what’s been happening at the Legislature related to the environment. They covered lots of topics, including wild rice, the Legacy Amendment, cuts to parks, and other programs seriously affected by the House and Senate’s recent passage of their Omnibus Environmental… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment
Last night, Steve Morse was interviewed on Fox 9 News about the Minnesota Legislature’s cuts to environmental funding. Here’s the story:
Steve Morse testifies about why HF1010 falls short of budget recommendations for the environment and also threatens Minnesota’s Great Outdoors heritage of clean lakes, rivers and streams.
“As a student of Stillwater Area High School and a member of Youth Environmental Activists of Minnesota, a metro-wide coalition of students concerned with environmental affairs, I am a daily witness to the passion and desire present in our generation to transform our already beautiful state into a more sustainably conscious home.
John Tuma’s Capitol Update – February 26, 2010 “There is magic in the feel of a paddle and the movement of a canoe, a magic compounded of distance, adventure, solitude, and peace. The way of a canoe is the way of the wilderness and of a freedom almost forgotten. It is an antidote to insecurity,… Read more »
John Tuma’s Capitol Update As the legislative session opens this week, legislators and Gov. Pawlenty have taken some positive early steps for the environment with the capital investments bill. Hopefully they will take some lessons from the leadership of former Governor Floyd B. Olson in 1933. Recommend on Facebook Share on google plus Tweet about it
John Tuma’s Capitol Update – the Pre-Session Version “This place is now feeling the pressure of hard times… they have not found bottom yet…they have recently voted to loan the credit of the State for $5,000,000 & have thus hung a millstone around their neck, which they will doubtless have to bear for [m]any years… Read more »
“Clean, fresh water is vital to all life. It is key to our image of who we are as Minnesotans and what we want for our children, and it is essential for our regional and national economies. Despite our wealth of water in Minnesota, we cannot presume our access to unspoiled drinking water is sustainable… Read more »
Conservation Minnesota’s new website Check My Lake continues to shine a light on the state of Minnesota’s water quality. Recommend on Facebook Share on google plus Tweet about it