ST. PAUL — The Department of Natural Resources, the Metropolitan Council and the Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission seeks qualified applicants to serve on the Parks and Trails Legacy Advisory Committee.

The committee’s mission is to “champion the 25-year Parks and Trails Legacy Plan by providing recommendations to enhance promotion, coordination and accountability throughout implementation of the plan.”

At least six seats on the 17-member committee are open for 2020. Terms are two years with the option of being reappointed for a maximum of three terms. The committee meets every two months around the state, with an option to attend remotely. The application deadline is Dec. 13.

Among the expertise and perspective desired for committee members are backgrounds in youth programs, natural resource and outdoor skills building education, resource management, marketing, new technology, tourism and business.

For more information, call (651) 259-5611 or email at To apply, visit