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Many tested, nonlethal options can safeguard livestock from wolves

Wolves cause the deaths of less than one-tenth of 1% of Minnesota’s total livestock. They play a vital role in regulating deer and other prey species, keeping disease in check and driving essential evolutionary processes.

Minnesota should become the leader in responsible mining

We need a statewide effort to define what responsible mining means in a 21st-century economy, how it should be regulated, encouraged, and, once permitted, how it should be governed.