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Clean Air Minnesota participates in EPA program
The Clean Air Minnesota partnership is now participating in the Advance Program offered through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Participation in the program is designed to provide tools and resources needed to improve air quality and public health outcomes.
Markets needed to support on-farm conservation efforts
Attendees ventured to St. Cloud, Minn. for the Headwater’s Agriculture Sustainability Partnership’s (HASP) Profit Through Conservation forum to discuss ways to financially support farmers implementing conservation practices. A key barrier to adopting these practices – which can improve water quality, soil health, and sequester carbon in the ground – is a clear economic incentive for farmers.
The role of food and agriculture in systems change
The food and agriculture system has an important role in addressing the current crises of climate change, public health, social and racial justice, and a fragile democracy. Through relationships, partnerships, and systems thinking, change is possible. From farmers to corporate executives, each has a role in transforming how the world is fed and mitigating climate change through regenerative agricultural practices.
Member of the Month: Stantec
Environmental Initiative's member of the month, Stantec, shares highlights of their environmental work. Stantec is a long-time supporter of Environmental Initiative and the Sustainable Growth Coalition.
Recap of the 2022 Legislative Preview
We gathered virtually for our annual Legislative Preview to hear from a bipartisan panel of legislative leaders about their environmental priorities for the 2022 legislative session.
Northside Safety NET interns light up the room
Northside Safety NET interns gain hands-on experience building a mini solar home, learn about electricity generated from the sun, and reflect on the opportunity to immediately apply the knowledge gained.
New year, new beginnings
Meet Ariel Kagan, our new director of agriculture strategy, and learn about her role in shaping Environmental Initiative's agriculture program.
Natural Gas Innovation Act: Advancing Minnesota’s clean energy future
Learn about Center Point Energy's commitment to sustainability.