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Minnesota Land Trust

Minnesota Land Trust, a nonprofit 501(c)(3)

 2356 University Avenue West, Suite 240

Saint Paul, MN 55114

Phone: 651-647-9590




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Located on the Green Line, across the street from Raymond Station. On bus routes 16, 21, 63 and 67. Nice Ride location across the street, available seasonally. Parking available on the south side of the building and on the street (metered).




Land Trust Accreditation Commission    Charities Review Council


Interest for Others  Guidestar Platinum


Clean Water Land and Legacy Amendment Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund

Kris Larson has served as Executive Director since 2009.  Prior to this he worked for the Minnesota Land Trust in several capacities including interim Executive Director, Director of Conservation Programs, Conservation Planning Director and Regional Conservation Director for the northern region.

Kris has also served as the Executive Director for the Colorado Coalition of Land Trusts, where he oversaw all the organization’s operations and services for more than sixty land trusts and government open space programs.  Kris also gained valuable experience in land conservation while at the Brandywine Conservancy in Pennsylvania prior to coming to Minnesota in 1998. 

He has a bachelor’s degree from Carleton College and a master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from the School of Environmental Design, University of Georgia. He resides in Duluth with his wife and two children.

Kris can be reached at 218-722-4641 or