Minnesota Water Action Day

Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Location: 
Minnesota State Capitol & Christ Lutheran Church, St. Paul
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Join us for Water Action Day 2018, a day of public action and advocacy to let lawmakers know we care about our water. #ProtectOurWater!

This all-day event will include free breakfast and morning briefings on Minnesota's water issues and how to actively engage with our legislators about them. Throughout the day, attendees will meet with legislators to ask them to protect our water, and the Clean Water Rally with Governor Dayton (invited) will be held in the Capitol Rotunda at 2 p.m.

You can sign up for all or part of the day. (And us event organizers really appreciate early signups!)

Schedule:
- Complimentary breakfast:  8-11 a.m.
- Training and issue briefings:  9 a.m.-noon
- Meetings with your representatives:  throughout the day*
- Complimentary lunch:  11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
- Troubled Waters screening with the filmmaker:   1-1:45 p.m.
- Rally in the Rotunda:  2 p.m.
- Youth Summit with Governor Dayton:  TBD

* Our team will schedule small group meetings with each legislator (House and Senate). Participation in these meetings is optional but encouraged for all Water Action Day attendees.  

Bus transportation: Buses are being coordinated from multiple locations across Greater Minnesota. More information when you register!

Parking: Parking information (both free and low cost) and all other relevant details will be included in your registration confirmation email.

Additional Information: Organizers will distribute additional information, including schedules, transportation options, policy highlights and more, to all participants in advance of Water Action Day.

Eventbrite - Minnesota Water Action Day 2018

Questions? Email MNWaterActionDay@gmail.com.

Partners: 
----SPONSORS:Audubon Minnesota, Clean Water Action, Duluth for Clean Water, EMA Inc., Friends of Pool 2, Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness, Friends of the Mississippi River, Izaak Walton League, Land Stewardship Project, League of Women Voters, Minneapolis Rowing Club, Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy, Minnesota Environmental Partnership, MN350, The Minnesota River Congress, ONE BluWorld, Pollinator Friendly Alliance, Save Our Sky Blue Waters, Sierra Club North Star Chapter, St. Croix River Association, Trout Unlimited, WaterLegacy, Women's Congress for Future Generations. ----PARTNERS: Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters, Coalition for a Clean Minnesota River, Conservation Minnesota, CURE (Clean Up the River Environment), Environment Minnesota, Honor the Earth, Minnesota River Congress, Native Lives Matter Coalition, The Nature Conservancy, New Ulm Area Sport Fishermen, Pesticide Action Network, Save the Boundary Waters, Take Action MN, Wilderness in the City, Women's March MN.