Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Projects on State Park, Trail, and Forest Facilities
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:$300,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:$350,000
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:$800,240
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:$501,000
Source:Parks & Trails Fund
Start Date:July 2009
Project OverviewThis project works to reduce energy consumption and model renewable energy methods on state park, state recreation area, state forest and trail facilities. The DNR Parks and Trails Division is working to increase the use of energy conservation and renewable energy technologies.
About the Issue
Installing renewable energy and energy conservation projects at DNR park, forest and trail facilities provides a great opportunity to educate visitors, including many school groups, about renewable energy and energy conservation. Projects help meet state and DNR energy goals along with reducing operating costs.
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
500 Lafayette Road
St. Paul, MN