Minnesota's natural resources are what make living here unique and are a major contributor to our quality of life. Respecting and preserving those resources, while assuring Minnesotans access to them, needs to be a priority in the state.
*Stop politicizing the Legislative Citizens Commission on Minnesota Resources while also holding it to the highest standards of ethics and transparency.
*Provide funding for both state and metropolitan regional parks equal with their use by Minnesotans assuring access and preservation.
*Balance economic development with the needs to protect fragile natural resources.
*Continue to monitor and act aggressively against the new generation of invasive species.
*Utilize bonding to build wastewater treatment plants, secure easements on and around fragile lands and waters, and other efforts to preserve and improve the quality of Minnesota waters.