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From the Chair: Spring has sprung!

Below is a message from GMPT Chair Gina Hugo. You can reach her at Spring is bursting forth with such…

From the Chair: GMPT’s goals for 2024

This past month was marked with many things: President’s Day, Black History Month, Valentine’s Day, and the start of the 2024 Legislative Session. As things get underway, we have seen and heard some indications that this session will be less packed with new legislation. As House Speaker Melissa Hortman (DFL-Brooklyn Park) commented, “Like a snake eating a hedgehog, for a while that snake doesn’t eat.” It will take a while for all the 2023 investments to get into and impact the system.

A Message from the Chair: Hello, 2024!

I hope the New Year has greeted you kindly! As your new Chair, I am honored to serve in this role and look forward to achieving more milestones with my fellow Board members. In addition to working with GMPT, I also serve as the Parks Director for Sherburne County.

Recap of 2023: Oh, what a year!

As 2023 and the last days of my service as Chair of Greater Minnesota Parks and Trails have come to a close, I want to reflect on some of the great work we’ve done together over the past year.