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Mapping Our Land Protection Projects

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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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Oak savanna restoration project tree planting on June 2, 2018
March 15, 2019

P&TC Issues Grants to Seven Friends Groups to Complete ...

Seven volunteer-led friends groups will implement habitat restoration projects at state parks this year, with support from ...
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February 28, 2019

Monumental Public Lands Act Passed by Congress

The passage of the Natural Resources Management Act in Congress is a monumental success for the protection of our ...
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