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Northside Safety NET Meeting

Northside Safety NET meets multiple times a week to explore professional development opportunities in the environmental sector. To learn more about Northside Safety NET, visit the project page. 

Awards Nominations Open

Nominations for the 2022 Environmental Initiative Awards open January 19. Help us recognize exciting work across Minnesota by nominating a project or person you believe is crafting collaborative solutions to our most challenging environmental issues. The Environmental Initiative Awards is our annual recognition program that celebrates people and projects working in partnership at the nexus […]

Environment and Equity Bookclub

A monthly discussion of All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis for current and past board of directors along with our Innovative Impact Partners. Contact […]

Northside Safety NET Meeting

Northside Safety NET meets multiple times a week to explore professional development opportunities in the environmental sector. To learn more about Northside Safety NET, visit the project page. 

Legislative Preview

Join Environmental Initiative for our annual Legislative Preview to hear from a bipartisan panel of legislative leaders about their environmental priorities for the 2022 legislative session. During this virtual conversation we’ll explore: The environmental issues and policies likely to be addressed during the session. How legislators are approaching policy design to engage front-line communities in […]

Northside Safety NET Meeting

Northside Safety NET meets multiple times a week to explore professional development opportunities in the environmental sector. To learn more about Northside Safety NET, visit the project page. 

Northside Safety NET Meeting

Northside Safety NET meets multiple times a week to explore professional development opportunities in the environmental sector. To learn more about Northside Safety NET, visit the project page. 

Board Meeting

The Board of Directors meets every other month to help Environmental Initiative build partnerships and work collaboratively to solve environmental problems. To learn more about the Board of Directors, visit their about us page. 

Northside Safety NET Meeting

Northside Safety NET meets multiple times a week to explore professional development opportunities in the environmental sector. To learn more about Northside Safety NET, visit the project page. 

MRCC Steering Committee Meeting

The Midwest Row Crop Collaborative Steering Committee meets every three months to discuss regenerative agriculture. To learn more about the Midwest Row Crop Collaborative, visit their website.

Northside Safety NET Meeting

Northside Safety NET meets multiple times a week to explore professional development opportunities in the environmental sector. To learn more about Northside Safety NET, visit the project page. 

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Second Chance Community Solar Garden gets ready to shine

The Second Chance Community Solar Garden was recognized in May 2020 as an environmental innovator for its local energy development, solar model, and impact for low-income communities.

Catalyzing a shift in sourcing food for hunger relief organizations

Catching up with Nikki Warner from The Good Acre was a lot of fun and filled me with hope. I am inspired by creative community leaders who are able to pivot quickly when funding and needs shift while keeping true…

Talking climate action and district energy with the City of Duluth and Ever-Green Energy

Three years ago, Ever-Green Energy and the City of Duluth began transforming a major portion of the city’s energy system, replacing 16 blocks of aged steam pipe in its district energy system with new hot water infrastructure. The project, which won a 2021 Environmental Initiative Award, has achieved significant emission reductions, with a nearly…

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