How A Regional Park Could Improve Our Region
By Tom Ryan, Olmsted County Parks Department
Renee Mattson, Greater Minnesota Regional Parks Commission
August 11, 6:30 pm
St. Mary's University of Minnesota Cascade Meadow Wetlands and Environmental Science Center
2900--19th St. NW, Rochester, MN 55901
A Regional Park in the Zumbro Watershed could increase visitors and tourism in the region and increase spending in local economies. It could also provide more recreation areas for residents and improve our quality of life. Learn how the Greater Minnesota Regional Parks Commission could help get local partners plan and develop a regional park in our own backyard.
(Academic Areas: Biology, Earth Science, Government)
These talks are part of the Zumbro Watershed Partnership’s “Water Ways” Speaker Series that takes place the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Cascade Meadow Wetland and Environmental Science Center in Rochester. For more information, contact ZWP Education Coordinator Kevin Strauss firstname.lastname@example.org or at 507-993-3411.