Environmental Review program


Minnesota Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area EAW

Public notice of the availability of this EAW is in the April 10, 2017 EQB Monitor. A 30-day public review and comment period is open from April 10, 2017 until 4:30 p.m., May 10, 2017.

The proposed project:
Renville County proposes the Minnesota Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area (OHVRA) on 278 acres of land in Sacred Heart (South) Township. Current sand and gravel mining will be phased out over 20 years, with reclamation including construction of proposed trails and amenities and revegetation of remaining mined areas to prairie grassland species.

Send comments:
Written and signed comments on the EAW must be received by Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.

By mail:
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Division of Ecological and Water Resources, Box 25
Attn:  Bill Johnson
500 Lafayette Road
St. Paul, MN   55155-4025

Electronically:
Send to environmentalrev.dnr@state.mn.us. “MN Valley OHVRA” must be included in the subject line. Include your name and mailing address, so that you can be added to the mailing list.

By fax:
Submit signed comment letters by fax to 651-296-1811.

Questions:
Please call 651-259-5126.