WTIP Outdoor News Podcast

Earth Day Celebrations And Legislative Update

Earth Day is Saturday, April 22. In this episode we hear from Kat Meyo, the executive director of the Cook County Local Energy Project, about the Earth Day Fair taking place in Grand Marais this weekend.

We also get an update on the massive environment and natural resources finance bill that advanced in the Minnesota House of Representatives this week. Sharing perspective on the legislation are Rep. Jamie Becker-Finn, Rep. Natalie Zeleznikar, and Rep. Roger Skraba.

Included in the bill is funding for three Ojibwe bands covered by the 1854 Treaty. Those include Bois Forte, Fond du Lac, and the Grand Portage Band.