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River and Water Quality Protection
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is holding a public information meeting about rulemaking for the Mississippi River Critical Area, a protected corridor from Dayton to Hastings. The meeting will be in open house format. Interested parties are invited to stop by to learn about the rulemaking effort and provide feedback on draft districts and standards.
September 29 4pm-7pm Schaar's Bluff Gathering Center Spring Lake Park Reserve 8395 127th Street East Hastings, MN 55033
Suggested talking points for the meeting:
* Only strong and robust rules will ensure a healthy future for our Mississippi River Corridor and National Park. * The rules need to maintain or enhance protections of key ecological, scenic, cultural and recreational resources of the Mississippi River Corridor. * The rules must help protect and expand riverfront parks, open space and undeveloped natural areas.
Visit FMR's Critical Area Rulemaking fact sheet online to learn more and access FMR comments to DNR (Click on "More" button)
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DNR Public Meeting about Critical Area Rulemaking
I am planning to attend the DNR Public Meeting on September 29th about Critical Area Rulemaking to voice my support for strong and protective rules for the Mississippi River Corridor in the Twin Cities Region.