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Learn how #solar can be #pollinator friendly at this May 17 @FreshEnergy event:

Learn how #solar can be #pollinator friendly at this May 17 @FreshEnergy event:

Solar is booming in Minnesota and across the country, creating a vital opportunity to plant deep-rooted native grasses around and under ground-mounted solar installations. Though early solar projects were planted with gravel, there is growing recognition that pollinator-friendly solar installations can help birds and butterflies as well as improve our water quality, soil, and crop yields. Join Fresh Energy for a conversation with Jordan Macknick, a national energy-water-land expert at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and Clare Lindahl, the CEO of the Soil and Water Conservation Society as we explore how we can make pollinator-friendly solar ‘business as usual’ in Minnesota and accelerate the practice elsewhere.

Full article: https://fresh-energy.org/goodenergy18/

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