Donation Expands Pelican Lake Aquatic Management Area

In January of 2020, the Pelican Lake Aquatic Management Area (AMA), on the east side of the lake, grew by 24 acres with the addition of the Dorothy and George McDonald Tract, resulting in 84 acres of permanently protected land. These 24 acres are undeveloped and will result in the additional protection of a sensitive,
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Cedar Lake, Wildlife Management Area Addition

The Cedar Lake Wildlife Management Area (WMA) grew in size by 46 acres in May 2021 with the purchase and conveyance of the Skylar Tuthill Trust property by the Northern Waters Land Trust (NWLT) to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The 100 acre WMA is located in Farm Island Township, Aitkin County, on Cedar
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Star Tribune Article: “North-Central Minnesota Lakes are Getting Murkier Faster”

February 21, 2021 – By Jennifer Bjorhus Northern Waters Land Trust is referenced in this article for the great conservation work we are doing in our north-central region. With rising lake temperatures, forecasted population growth, and development pressures, it is clear that the permanent land protection projects NWLT facilitates is more important than ever.
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Conservation Conversations on Northern Community Radio

Every month, we dive into a specific conservation subject and often invite a special guest on the show to share their knowledge. Tune in on future shows! We go “live” every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 8:40am. 91.7 Grand Rapids | 90.5 Bemidji | 89.9 Brainerd | 103.9 Ely Here are our past episodes:
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