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Picnic Shelter at Anderson
June 1, 2015
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Working together to preserve a natural gem

Anderson Park in Isanti County is an almost perfect example of what can be accomplished when a family, a government body and a group of willing and active volunteers come together. In 2007, the Anderson family began talking to Isanti County about selling their 174-acre farm to the county. Lee Kingsbury and some of her neighbors heard about the possible sale and knew that if they wanted to have a voice in what happened with the beautiful natural area, they needed to form a Friends Group. Two community meetings later, the group had lots of ideas, a few donations, volunteers for a planning committee and plenty of enthusiasm—and literal muscle—to make things happen.
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February 3, 2015
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2015 Annual Dinner

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at Town & Country Club 300 Mississippi River Blvd N, St. Paul, MN 55104 5:30 PM  Social Hour with cash bar & Silent Auction & Raffle 6:30 PM  Dinner & Program

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December 16, 2014
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DNR announces park and trail grant opportunities

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announces grant funding opportunities for park and trail projects across Minnesota. Applications are now being accepted for the following grant programs: outdoor recreation, regional trail, local trail connections and federal recreational trails. These grants help local governments throughout the …

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May 30, 2014
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2014 Bonding Recap

As soon the 2014 legislative session closed at the end of May, parks and trails supporters began celebrating. On May 20, Gov. Mark Dayton signed into law the largest capital investment package for parks and trails since 2008, plus a bill that increased several agency …

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