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Summer Photo Campaign
Thank you to everyone who participated in the Summer Photo Campaign!
The winner of this summer's drawing is featured here.
- Loon Nest on Cedar Lake by Paul TenEyck
Watch for your photos in future NWLT communications.
Project Highlights & Updates
What are LBS and why are they important? A Lake of Biological Significance (LBS), as defined by MN DNR researcher Paul Radomski, is a lake that has unique plants or animals such as some aquatic plants, fish, birds, or amphibians (Radomski et al – 2018). Of the 2,235 lakes…Read More
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…Read More
Conservation Conversations: MN Loon Restoration Project and Northern Waters Land Trust, featuring Rob Rabasco (Natural Resources Program Coordinator for the Minnesota Loon Restoration Project) Rob Robasco talked about the Minnesota Loon Restoration Project.Read More
Conservation Conversations: Northern Waters Land Trust and MN DNR and Fee Title Acquisition on Pelican Lake | KAXE, featuring Marc Bacigalupi (Fisheries Area Supervisor with the MN DNR in Brainerd) Marc Bacigalupi joined Northern Community Radio and Northern Waters Land Trust to discuss the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources fisheries…Read More
Washburn Lake is classified as a tullibee (cisco) refuge lake. Protection of land in the lake’s watershed is an important way to preserve water quality in this important cold-water lake. The opportunity to purchase and convey a 18.5 acre land-locked property in the Washburn Lake watershed to Cass County for…Read More
Annie Knight talks with the Minnesota Women’s Press about what inspired her to pursue a career in conservation. She shares her story and the importance of nature to her as well her current work at Northern Waters Land Trust to protect the pristine lakes in North Central Minnesota. For…Read More
Conservation Conversations: Discussion on Carbon Sequestration in Conservation | KAXE, featuring Crystal Mathisrud, (District Manager of Hubbard County Soil and Water Conservation District)Read More
Conservation Conversations: Succession Planning for Your Cabin To Protect The Land and Waters of Northern Minnesota, featuring Derek Jensen (NWLT Board Member and Financial Advisor for Edward Jones)Read More
Conservation Conversations: Low Impact Shoreline Living, featuring Andrew Seagren (Forest Easement Technician for Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District)Read More
July 10, 2021: By Jennifer Bjorhus, Northern Waters Land Trust is featured in a Star Tribune article, showcasing a completed project on Wabedo Lake. The Siemering Family worked with NWLT to protect 116 acres of pristine forest, which is now managed by Cass County and accessible to all people for…Read More
Conservation Conversations: What is a Land Trust? Northern Waters Land Trust Partners with MN Land Trust, featuring Kris Larson (Executive Director of Minnesota Land Trust) and Ruurd Schoolderman (Program Manager for Minnesota Land Trust)Read More
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