Purpose of the task force
The Minnesota Outdoor Recreation Task Force brings together a diverse set of outdoor recreation stakeholders and interests in Minnesota to build support for outdoor recreation across multiple sectors. The purpose of the task force is to consider (1) how to bring measured growth, increased and equitable access, and a higher quality of outdoor recreation opportunities to Minnesotans and visitors and (2) how to organize and implement this collaborative work going forward. The resulting product will be a set of actionable recommendations to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Explore Minnesota detailing next steps. Actionable recommendations will be based on task force discussions and broader public engagement.
The Minnesota Outdoor Recreation Task Force consists of 20 members selected by Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Explore Minnesota in consultation with the Governor’s Office following an open application process. . Members of the task force represent a broad and inclusive group of interests related to the outdoor recreation sector in Minnesota.
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.
Upcoming task force meetings (open to the public)
Wednesday, August 26 and Thursday, August 27 (2 day meeting) |Webex links will be available soon.
October and September dates TBD
Previous Meeting Materials
July 20 and 21 Meeting Materials
May 18 Meeting Materials
April 28 Meeting Materials
For questions about the task force, please email [email protected].
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