Public Notices & Newsletters

Public Notices & Events

Photo courtesy of Benjamin Olson Photography

Wed., Feb. 28, 6-8pm — Wilderness in the City’s Annual Meeting and Celebration

Highlights include:  

  • The inaugural “A Legacy of Nature Award” honoring Vance and Darlene Grannis, with special guest speaker State Rep. Rick Hansen
  • Nationally acclaimed wildlife and nature photographer Benjamin Olson
  • Recap of WITC’s 2017 achievements and plans for 2018

Bald Man Brewing, 2020 Silver Bell Rd., Eagan

Hearty appetizers – $10 per person

Cash bar * Live Music

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.

Winter 2018 Newsletter
  • Implementing Master Plans — Let’s Improve the Process
  • Update:  Lebanon Hills Natural Gas Pipeline Expansion
  • Why Trees are Being Cut Down in Lebanon Hills
  • Critter Corner:  Barred Owls
Fall 2017 Newsletter
  • Central Greenway Study – Revised and Approved    
  • Managing Invasive Buckthorn – Here’s how ELF can help
  • “Forever Wild” Decision Makers
  • Preserving Nature Close to Home
  • Northern Cardinals
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