ST. PAUL, MN – Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointments to the Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission.
Over the course of the next two decades the commission will set criteria and provide advice to the Governor and Legislative leaders for projects seeking financial investment from the Parks & Trail Legacy Fund, initiated by the Clean Water, Land & Legacy Amendment.
As the state’s leading advocates for parks and trails, you trust us to keep our eyes open for potential threats to these special places. Well, just last week we learned that the DNR is auctioning off 65-acres of land (Property #38102) near Little Marais, MN that is within the authorized corridor for the Gitchi-Gami State Trail.
The 2013 legislative session came to a close just in time for the constitutionally mandated deadline of May 20 at midnight. The end result for the three main issues affecting parks and trails in the state was mixed. In this issue:
We are in the final days of the legislative session and all the major bills related to parks and trails are being finalized. Read the update on