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Father and daughter look over lake Superior with bikes
February 11, 2020
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Gitchi-Gami Trail Rider – Winter Newsletter

From Gitchi-Gami Trail Association   In This Issue Partnership to build a trail Trail Coordinator's report Executive Director's report Databike Trail Tales field trip Photo: Courtesy of Gitchi-Gami Trail Association Click to download Go to friends' main page
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A pair of trumpeter swans enjoys a quiet and foggy morning
February 11, 2020
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The Maple Leaf – Friends of Maplewood State Park Newsletter

From Friends Maplewood State Park In This Issue Website highlight Maple syruping 2020 events Park update Leaf Days recap Hunting highlight Photo by: Penny Meyers / P&TC Photo Contest Click to download Go to friends' main page
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A number of folks plant prairie plants in a flower bed
February 7, 2020
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Friends of Scandia Parks Year in Review – Newsletter

From Friends of Scandia Parks & Trails In This Issue 2019 Highlights Educational Programs Park Stewardship GreenSteps City 2020 Vision Board Leadership Changes Photo by: Karen Schik Click to view Go to friends' main page
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singers entertain under the shade of the picnic shelter
January 31, 2020
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First ever newsletter for Lake Louise State Park Association

From Lake Louise State Park Association In This Issue Manager update Winter in the Park Open House recap Candlelight Walk recap 2020 event planning Photo by: Cindy Hamlin Click to download Go to friends' main page
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friends and youth celebrate having planted a tree
January 29, 2020
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Partnership restores patches of habitat at seven state parks

In 2019, Parks & Trails Council partnered with seven friends groups to spearhead habitat restoration projects at state parks. This work was made possible by a generous grant from the Henry S. Crosby Foundation. 2019 by the Numbers $25,364 7 237 11 493 Funds granted ...
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Bicyclists riding at underpass
January 23, 2020
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GBCTA Seeks New Vice President

From Gateway-Brown's Creek Trail Association The GBCTA wishes to fill the position of Association Vice President. This is a volunteer position, and this person shall be a member of the Association. The Vice President is an Officer in the Association, as well as serving on ...
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luminaries lighting the hike and snowshoe trail
January 23, 2020
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Minneopa Messenger – January 2020 Newsletter

From Friends of Minneopa State Park In This Issue Winter Fest Manager's Report Cutting Buckthorn Enjoying Winter Honoring Founder Brand Frentz 2019 Photo Contest Photo: Courtesy of Friends of Minneopa State Park Click to download Go to friends' main page
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Grandson with grandmother at park
January 21, 2020
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NSTT “Ramblings” – Winter 2020 Newsletter

From NorthStar Trail Travelers In This Issue Snowshoe history Wild River Snowshoe Event on 2/15/20 Benefits of exercise Annual Meeting 2019 recap Photo: Courtesy of NorthStar Trail Travelers Click to download Go to friends' main page
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January 13, 2020
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Special Places Newsletter – Winter 2020

Inside this issue: Outdoors news briefs Land Protection: Tettegouche State Park, a new project Policy: 2020 Legislative Agenda Policy: Land and Water Conservation Fund Community: Upcoming events Community: Heartland-Itasca Spur Trail

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Boy and man amidst ruins at Banning
January 13, 2020
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NSTT Announces 2020 Events

From NorthStar Trail Travelers If you like walking just for the fun of it, you should check out the events sponsored by the NorthStar Trail Travelers (NSTT) in Minnesota's great state parks! NSTT works in partnership with Minnesota State Parks and Trails to offer three ...
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actors ready to portray history of the park
January 6, 2020
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Behind the scenes: Planning a Centennial Celebration for Whitewater State Park

From Friends of Whitewater State Park The Centennial of a park is a BIG deal! It is literally a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. So, the naturalists at Whitewater State Park, which was established in 1919, put together a plan to host a special event each month of ...
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three skiers
January 4, 2020
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Through the Gateway – Newsletter Fall/Winter 2019

From Gateway Brown's Creek Trail Association In This Issue President's message Board changes Hadley Interchange ribbon cutting Upcoming events Project recaps Interview with Dorian Grilley Photo: Courtesy of Gateway Brown's Creek Trail Association Click to view full newsletter Go to friends' main page
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A family of bikers heads down the trail
December 19, 2019
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Friends of the Jackson County Trails – 2019 Newsletter

From Friends of the Jackson County Trails In This Issue Brief History of Jackson Trails Bicycle Friendly Community Designation Jackson County Active Living Plan Project updates: Dewey Street Trail, Belmont County Off-Road Trail, Jackson Bike Share, Bike to Work Day, Bicycle Repair Day Photo by: ...
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candles along path in the snow at night
December 15, 2019
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Winter 2020 Newsletter – Friends of Wild River

From Friends of Wild River State Park In This Issue Letter from the President Ampitheater Update Candlelight Event Annual Meeting on March 14 2020 Events Park Manager Update Photo: Courtesy of Friends of Wild River State Park Click to view full newsletter Go to friends' ...
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Group gathered outside
December 11, 2019
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2019 Friends Group Workshops – In Review

Looking back at the friends group regional workshops In 2019, four regional workshops brought together friends group leaders from across Minnesota to network and discuss topics relevant to friends groups. Let's look back at those workshops to see what we've learned! 139Participants 38Friends Groups Represented ...
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