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Legislative session is almost upon us

In less than two weeks, the Minnesota Legislature will reconvene, and although the second half of the biennium is shorter, it will likely be another busy session. Because it is not a budget year, the Legislature will be focused primarily on the bonding bill and policy issues. For GMPT, we have several priorities for 2024. We would like to see more funding for the DNR’s local park and trails grant programs and will be pushing for the inclusion of such funds in the bonding bill.

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.

Business Member Highlight: HKGi

Below is a contribution from GMPT business member HKGi. For more information, please visit www.hkgi.com. HKGi is a Minneapolis-based landscape architecture,…

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.

Business Member Highlight: SRF Consulting

Below is a contribution from GMPT business member SRF Consulting. For more information, please visit www.srfconsulting.com. When Hubbard County acquired…