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MN School Trust Lands: Contemplating the Golden Goose


With the Minnesota budget crunch, there is pressure in the legislature to increase revenues from School Trust Lands. To some in the legislature there is concern that the DNR management protects the environment rather than extracting the maximum short term gains from the lands. Continue Reading →

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MN House Environmental Committee Debates Wild Rice Protection


The Minnesota House Environment and Natural Resources committee made several changes to the Omnibus Environment budget bill yesterday, including funding research into climate change in northern forests. Continue Reading →

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