Parks and Trails Legacy Advisory Committee and Integrated Website
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:$226,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:$104,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:$100,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:$185,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:$185,000
Source:Parks & Trails Fund
Start Date:July 2011
Activity Type:Planning, Education/Outreach/Engagement
Project OverviewThe 17 member Park and Trail Legacy Advisory Committee is appointed by the Commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources, the Chair of the Metropolitan Council and the Chair of the Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission. The mission of the committee is to champion the 25 year "Parks and Trails Legacy Plan" by providing recommendations to enhance promotion, coordination, and accountability throughout implementation of the plan.
The integrated website will provide the public with a seamless gateway to information about the offerings of the many providers of outdoor recreation in the state of Minnesota at regional and state scales.
About the Issue
The "Parks and Trails Legacy Plan" recommended formation of an advisory committee to encourage the coordinated development of a network of regional and state parks and trails. The plan also recommended that the committee promote and monitor the implementation of the Legacy Plan.
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
500 Lafayette Road