March for Science - Minnesota

March for Science Minnesota is a non-partisan organization devoted to advocating for science as a tool for the public good and as a guide for the progress and sustainability of society.  

On April 14, we will be hosting a rally at the Minnesota state capitol, together with a number of partners - holding activities to engage families, educate the public, and raise awareness of our needs to lawmakers.

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Midwest Renewable Energy Association

The Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) promotes renewable energy, energy efficiency, and sustainable living through education and demonstration.

Together with partners around the Midwest, we work to expand renewable energy adoption through innovative programs, renewable energy training, and educational events. The MREA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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MN 350

MN 350 vision: To return our climate to the safe level of 350ppm of CO2 – or lower – in a way that best promotes a just and livable future.

MN350 believes this change in our climate will be achieved through a fundamental shift in our society, such that climate justice and sustainability for all living species is the lens by which all behavioral, political, economic, and social decisions are made.

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Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy

Established in 1974, MCEA uses law, science, and research to protect Minnesota’s environment, its natural resources, and the health of its people.  

MCEA envisions clean water, clean air, healthy ecosystems, a sustainable economy, and improved public health for all Minnesotans. We are committed to growing our capacity and impact to achieve measurable progress toward this vision.

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Minnesota Environmental Partnership

The Minnesota Environmental Partnership (MEP) is a statewide coalition of environmental and conservation nonprofits. 

Our coalition exists to help diverse environmental nonprofits be successful by working together. The mission of MEP is to make that success possible by:  Strengthening the effectiveness and building the power of our members to achieve the highest quality natural environment for Minnesotans.

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Minnesota Food Association

The mission of Minnesota Food Association (MFA) is to build a sustainable food system based on social, economic, and environmental justice through education, training and partnerships.  

Minnesota Food Association works to build a more sustainable food system by operating an educational farm and the Big River Farms food hub to support beginning farmers from diverse backgrounds in starting organic farm businesses. In addition, the farm serves as an educational resource offering Youth and Family Programming, continuing education through a farm conference designed to be accessible for all farmers, and on-farm events.

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Minnesota Green Schools Coalition

The Minnesota Green Schools Coalition brings together the state's strongest advocates for our children to create a Minnesota infrastructure of green schools - healthy, high performance schools that are conducive to learning while saving energy, resources and money.

Through regular discussions on topics including new school construction, critical retrofits of existing facilities, green cleaning, metrics-based programs to track energy consumption and experiential learning opportunities for teachers and students, the Coalition is working to shape the classroom of the future and fundamentally change the way Minnesota students learn about the world around them.

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Minnesota Ground Water Association

The Minnesota Ground Water Association (MGWA) is a non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to the following primary objectives:

  • Promotion and encouragement of the scientific and public policy aspects of ground water;
  • Establishing a common forum for scientists, engineers, planners, educators, attorneys, and other persons concerned with ground water;
  • Education of the general public regarding ground water resources;
  • Dissemination of information on ground water through meetings of the membership.
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Minnesota Native Plant Society

This organization is exclusively organized and operated for educational and scientific purposes, including the following:

  1. Conservation of all native plants.
  2. Continuing education of all members in the plant sciences.
  3. Education of the public regarding environmental protection of plant life.
  4. Encouragement of research and publications on plants native to Minnesota.
  5. Study of legislation on Minnesota flora, vegetation and ecosystems.
  6. Preservation of special plants, plant communities and scientific and natural areas.
  7. Cooperation in programs concerned with the ecology of natural resources and scenic features.
  8. Fellowship with all persons interested in native plants through meetings, lectures, workshops and field trips.
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Minnesota Renewable Energy Society

MRES is a member-run, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in Minneapolis in 1978 and incorporated in Minnesota in 1979 to promote the use of, and to engage in advocacy for, renewable energies in Minnesota through education and through the demonstration of practical applications. MRES is involved in education, awareness, and advocacy efforts for all forms of renewable energy, with a particular emphasis on solar technologies.

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