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A well-managed and operational Conservation Gateway is in our future! Marketing, Conservation, and Science have partnered on a plan to rebuild the Gateway into the organization’s enterprise content management system (AEM), with a planned launch of a minimal viable product in late 2024. If you’re interested in learning more about the project, reach out to for more info!
Minnesota boasts an amazing diversity of high quality natural resources across the state. As the ‘land of 10,000’ lakes, freshwater resources are abundant across the state from the boundary waters to the headwaters of the Mississippi to the prairie potholes. Intact northern and boreal forests that still support moose and wolf populations dominate the north eastern part of the state and some of the best remaining examples of tallgrass prairie can be found along the western border. This diversity in natural systems requires a diversity of scientific approaches and partnerships to inform conservation efforts in Minnesota. We work with partners across freshwater, forests and prairie ecosystems to advance our understanding of the best restoration, management and climate resilience practices for Minnesota’s natural resources.

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