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2022 Habitat Friendly Solar Summit
March 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) has partnered with various stakeholders including local government staff, state government staff, solar developers, consultants, contractors, educators, and other partners to discuss challenges, successes, innovation, lessons learned, and shared goals to forward habitat friendly practices and successful vegetation management at solar energy projects throughout Minnesota.
1) Enhance understanding of site management techniques and associated co-benefits (ecological and agricultural) for community and utility scale solar projects.
2) Collaborate and partner with a diverse group of stakeholders to increase the successful vegetation management on solar sites in Minnesota.
3) Provide a forum to discuss implementation of Habitat Friendly Solar efforts at community and utility scale solar projects.
4) Review case studies to understand what worked well and what could be done differently during site construction and restoration.
5) Develop new ideas, innovation, and future visions for habitat solar projects, co-benefits vegetation management outcomes.
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