Preserving land to protect water!

About The Northern Waters Land Trust

The Northern Waters Land Trust (NWLT) is a non-profit conservation organization working to protect water quality and preserve environmentally sensitive lands and water resources. Formerly the Leech Lake Area Watershed Foundation, NWLT serves the watersheds in Cass, Crow Wing, Hubbard and Aitkin Counties of Minnesota, and represents 2,235 lakes, 3,400 miles of rivers and streams, and nearly 4.2 million acres.

Since 1995, Northern Waters Land Trust has protected more than…
3,463
ACRES
of critical fish and wildlife habitat
159,136
FEET
of environmentally sensitive shoreland
64
PROJECTS
land and water critical habitat