Minnesota Outdoor Recreation Task Force

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Purpose of the task force

The Minnesota Outdoor Recreation Task Force will bring together a diverse set of outdoor recreation stakeholders and interests in Minnesota. Together, members of the task force will consider how to bring measured growth, increased and equitable access, and a higher quality of outdoor recreation opportunities to Minnesotans and visitors.

Structure

The Minnesota Outdoor Recreation Task Force will consist of 20 members selected by Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Explore Minnesota. Members of the task force will represent a broad and inclusive group of interests related to the outdoor recreation sector in Minnesota.

Responsibilities

The Minnesota Outdoor Recreation Task Force will develop a set of recommendations for the DNR and Explore Minnesota, which will also be shared with the Governor’s office, regarding how to more effectively coordinate and advance outdoor recreation work statewide. Recommendations will be based on task force discussions and broader public engagement.

Application

The application period closed on January 10, 2020. We are currently reviewing applications and are hoping to notify applicants of decisions by the March 13. Applicants will be notified by email if the timeline changes.

Questions?

For questions about the application process or task force in general, please email [email protected].

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