Minnesota

By the Numbers:

285,631 acres saved
  • In partnership with the Fish and Wildlife Service, over 2,400 acres have been protected in Minnesota.
  • More than 195,000 acres have been protected to benefit Forestlands.

 


Featured Projects: Minnesota

Fish Creek Open Space Area, City of Maplewood

Fish Creek Open Space Area, City of Maplewood

Keeping with the Fund’s goal to save favorite outdoor places, we helped the City of Maplewood acquire 70 acres...
Sax-Zim Bog

Sax-Zim Bog

The mix of spongy peat land and spruce forest that make up the Sax-Zim Bog in northern Minnesota, just...
Upper Mississippi Forest Project

Upper Mississippi Forest Project

Minnesota exemplifies a nationwide trend in forest loss: In the last 20 years the state has lost over a...

More Projects: Minnesota

Helping the YMCA of Duluth Save Camp Miller

Helping the YMCA of Duluth Save Camp Miller

For more than a century, the YMCA of Duluth has offered summer resident camps and outdoor, environmental education opportunities...
Leech Lake Watershed Foundation, Minnesota

Leech Lake Watershed Foundation, Minnesota

Just a few hours north of the Twin Cities, the pristine forests and clean waters that empty into Minnesota’s...
Minnesota Northwoods

Minnesota Northwoods

Minnesota’s outdoor legacy is renowned. But across much of northern Minnesota, large swaths of industrial forestland—or those lands owned...
Reviving a Dead Zone in the Gulf of Mexico

Reviving a Dead Zone in the Gulf of Mexico

Runoff of nutrients from farmland in the Mississippi River Watershed is contributing to a hypoxic zone, or “dead zone,”...
Strategic Mitigation for Wind Energy In the Midwest

Strategic Mitigation for Wind Energy In the Midwest

As concerns mount over the high costs and long-term environmental impacts of fossil fuels, wind has become an increasingly...
Two Nations, One Region

Two Nations, One Region

The Heart of the Continent represents more than the geographical center of the North American continent. Made up of...