Tag Archives: Minnesota

MN Outdoor Recreation Task Force finalizes recommendations

After a year of deliberations and public input, the 21-member Minnesota Outdoor Recreation Task Force held their final meeting on March 24, 2021, where they finalized recommendations to enhance outdoor recreation in Minnesota. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Commissioner Sarah Strommen and Explore Minnesota Executive Director John Edman charged the Task Force to consider (1) how to bring measured ...

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Minnesota Outdoor Recreation Task Force names members

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Explore Minnesota have named members to the new Outdoor Recreation Task Force. The 20-person task force, which is set to meet via WebEx for the first time on April 28 to begin discussing the state of outdoor recreation in Minnesota, represents a broad swath of outdoor recreation interests in the state. “Engaging this ...

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Recreational boating community backs Minnesota wakesurfing setback bill

Last week, bipartisan legislation was introduced in the Minnesota House of Representatives (HF 3770) and State Senate (SF 3624) to establish a 200-foot setback for wakesurfing in the state of Minnesota. According to NMMA, this legislation is an important example of the boating industry coming together in support of a practical policy for communities, homeowners and boaters, alike. HF 3770 ...

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Minnesota launches Outdoor Recreation Task Force

Outdoor recreation industry leaders including Outdoor Recreation Roundtable, REI and Outdoor Industry Association applauded Minnesota’s recent announcement of an Outdoor Recreation Task Force (ORTF) to study and identify economic and participation opportunities around the state’s robust outdoor recreation resources. The effort to create the task force was jointly pursued by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Explore Minnesota and ...

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Brunswick’s New York Mills operation recognized as Top Workplace in Minnesota

Brunswick Corporation’s New York Mills Operation has been recognized as a Star Tribune Top 150 Workplace.  The facility, which manufactures both Lund and Crestliner boats, placed sixth in the large Minnesota company’s category, positioned the plant in elite company in the state of Minnesota. “What makes this award special is that it is based on employee opinions measuring engagement, health ...

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