Ø The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources aims to work with citizens to conserve and manage the state's natural resources, to provide outdoor recreation opportunities, and to provide for commercial uses of natural resources in a way that creates a sustainable quality of life.
Ø Visit the website of the Three Rivers Park District, a natural resources-based park system located in the suburban Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area. With nearly 27,000 acres of park reserves, regional parks, regional trails and special-use facilities, their goal is to promote environmental stewardship through recreation and education in a natural resources-based park system.
Ø The Blue Thumb program was created by the Rice Creek Watershed District as an outreach program to meet water quality goals.
Ø The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) is the local unit of government responsible for managing and protecting the water resources of the Minnehaha Creek Watershed in parts of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and its western suburbs. Ø NEMO (Nonpoint Education for Municipal Officials) is a nationally recognized educational program for local elected and appointed decision makers addressing the relationship between land use and natural resource protection. Northland NEMO is a collaborative of organizations in Minnesota and Wisconsin with groups currently working in the Twin Cities Metro Area and the Western Lake Superior Basin.
Pioneer-Sarah Watershed Management Commission 3235 Fernbrook Lane N, Plymouth, MN 55447 Phone (763) 553-1144 Fax (763) 553-9326 Email email@example.com