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 Secretary of State's office recently announced that the application process is open for the thirteen appointed positions within the Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission (GMRPTC). This is the first appointment for the newly created GMRPTC and represents an opportunity to help shape the work of this group.
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: