by Dave Strandbert,

Provided by the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE

ST. PAUL, MN (KDAL) – On Monday, the Minnesota House passed a resolution authored by Representative Jennifer Schultz of Duluth declaring September 7, 2019 as “Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Appreciation Day” in the state of Minnesota.

The resolution calls on all Minnesotans to learn about the importance of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River to the economy and the environment of Minnesota.

Tourism generates a great deal of activity for Lake Superior, and the resolution notes an estimated 3.5 million people visit the North Shore every year, generating more than $1 billion annually and supporting more than 20,000 jobs.

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