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Thank you to everyone who attended our 2018 annual dinner on April 17

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Each place has a unique story that led to it becoming part of Minnesota's parks and trails. Parks & Trails Council of Minnesota steps in when most needed, sometimes that has been to create an entire park, other times, to purchase a small yet invaluable parcel, without which, the park or trail would have lost part of what makes it so special.

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April 24, 2018

Parks and Trails Legacy Amendment Celebration at St. John’s ...

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April 23, 2018

Legislative Briefing

The 2018 legislative session continues to creep towards its conclusion. Last week marked the third and final committee ...
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