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Public comment period extended again to May 12

Project will set a vision for more environmentally friendly Minneapolis parks and public land

Public comment period extended to April 21

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) published the draft Ecological System Plan for a 45-day public comment period on Feb. 14, 2019. The public comment period has been extended for three weeks, to April 21, 2019. The draft plan will be presented to MPRB Commissioners as a discussion item at one of the Board […]

Draft Ecological System Plan published for 45-day public comment period

Plan will set a vision for more environmentally friendly parks and public land in Minneapolis

Join us for next Ecological System Plan meeting March 27

The next Ecological System Plan Community Advisory Committee (CAC) meeting is scheduled Tuesday, March 27, 2017, 4:30-6 pm at Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board headquarters, 2117 West River Road. At the meeting, the CAC will: Discuss the draft goals, strategies, and recommendations released last fall  Discuss progress with the written plan Review and comment on […]

Draft Goals and Strategies

Draft Goals and Strategies have been developed to frame how MPRB can address environmental impacts and concerns in Minneapolis parks.  Your input is welcome!  Please read through the Draft Goals and Strategies [PDF] and provide your input through the our online survey. 

Ecological System Plan CAC Meeting

The Ecological System Plan framework that has been taking shape this summer is in draft form and the CAC will meet to discuss how/where/when MPRB should plan to bring this framework forward to the community this fall. Please bring your ideas about upcoming engagement opportunities and be ready to give input on presentation and content, just as […]

Join us for next Ecological Systems Plan meeting August 29

Project will set vision for more environmentally friendly Minneapolis parks and public land  The next Ecological System Plan Community Advisory Committee (CAC) meeting is scheduled Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, 4:30-6 pm at Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board headquarters, 2117 West River Road. At the meeting, the CAC will determine dates, locations and formats of plan-specific public […]

Ecological System Plan Project Info and Survey

We would like your input! It’s important to MPRB to learn about how you connect with nature in the parks and which ecological system plan topic is most important to you. Please take our short survey. Also, did you know that each Ecological System Plan topic relates to the ways in which you experience Minneapolis […]

Park Board Restarting the Ecological System Plan

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) and the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) are preparing the first-ever Ecological System Plan. This plan will set a vision for making parks and public lands more friendly to the environment. An appointed Community Advisory Committee (CAC) will help guide the plan, with the first of several CAC […]

Early Stages

The Ecological System Plan is in the very early stages of planning and community engagement. We have established a Community Advisory Committee (CAC) that will work with MPRB and MWMO staff to help ensure the plan benefits from the broadest possible community input. Four CAC meetings occurred between the fall of 2014 and spring of […]