Public Notices & Newsletters

Public Notices & Events

Tues., Nov. 14, 6:30-8:30pm, Lebanon Hills Visitor Center, 860 Cliff Rd., Eagan

Bringing people together to learn more and help shape the conversation about Our Wilderness…Our Future.

Featured Presentation:  Amy Freeman, 2014 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year

Amy, along with her husband Dave, recently completed living for a year in the Boundary Waters to raise awareness of threats to and to advocate for the preservation of this beloved wilderness destination in Minnesota.  Amy’s presentation will be followed by a book signing of their recently published “A Year in the Boundary Waters”.

Presentation:  What’s Happening at Lebanon Hills

Dakota County will present an update on natural resource restoration efforts at Lebanon Hills.  There will be time for Q&A and discussion with Natural Resources staff during this event.

  • This event is free and open to the public.
  • Doors open at 6pm;  seating is limited.
  • Light snacks and beverages will be provided.

Quarterly Newsletters

Meaningful public engagement is essential to the decision making process for our valuable regional parks system.  We are working hard to monitor and keep you informed on issues at Dakota County, Metropolitan Council, and the Legislature that may impact the future of Lebanon Hills and other metro area natural spaces, and how you can take action.

Fall 2017 Newsletter
  • Central Greenway Study – Approved    
  • Managing Invasive Buckthorn
  • What’s Up with ELF
  • Advocating for a Dakota County Parks and Natural Resources Commission
  • Preserving Nature Close to Home
Summer 2017 Newsletter
  • WANTED:  Dakota County Parks and Natural Resources Commission
  • Natural Resource News and Events at Lebanon Hills
  • Rethink Nature-based Parks System
  • Dragonflies and Damselflies
Spring 2017 Newsletter
  • Natural Resource Improvements at Lebanon Hills
  • Action Pending – Central Greenway Connectivity Study
  • Comprehensive Natural Resource Management Plan
  • Rusty Patched Bumblebees
Winter 2017 Newsletter
  • Connector Trail Status
  • Central Greenway Connectivity Study
  • Natural Resource News / Lebanon Hills Projects
  • A Legacy of Nature Campaign

Election 2016 Newsletter

  • What’s at Stake for Lebanon Hills
  • Candidate Questionnaire:  Parks and Natural Resources
  • Metropolitan Regional Parks System
  • Legacy Amendment — Parks and Trails

July 2016 Newsletter

  • Vote – Aug 9 Primary Election for Dakota County Commissioners
  • Natural Resource Events and Updates
  • Park Visitor Services Plan — The Future of Forever Wild?
  • Introducing “Critter Corner”

April 2016 Newsletter

  • Natural Resource Events in Lebanon Hills
  • Restoration Progress at Lebanon Hills
  • 2016 Lebanon Hills Development Funding Approved
  • 2016 State Funding Requests
  • Greenways (bike trails) and Lebanon HIlls
  • Natural Gas Pipeline
  • 2016 Elections

January 2016 Newsletter

  • Recap of adoption of Controversial Lebanon Hills Master Plan
  • Connector Trail Status
  • What’s Planned for 2016
  • Natural Gas Pipeline Proposal
  • Natural Resource Stewardship