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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

2018 Minnesota Made Live Auction Preview

An evening at the Daytons with celebrity chef Beth Dooley

Sioux Chef book coverBeth Dooley

Coauthor of The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen, Beth Dooley will prepare recipes from her book that recently won the James Beard Award. This culinary adventure for 12 will provide you and your guests an unforgettable evening of exploring the wonderful flavors of natural Minnesota and will take place in the beautiful, historic home of Chad and Maggie Dayton on Summit Avenue.

Donated by Chad and Maggie Dayton, Beth Dooley

Sun, Sand and Surf in Bucerias, Mexico

beach hotel

Enjoy a week stay in a charming Pacific coast resort town known for its slower pace, cobblestone streets, miles of soft sandy beaches and kite boarding! Casa Blanca is a recently remodeled beachfront boutique hotel in the heart of Bucerias, 20 minutes north of Puerta Vallarta. 2BR/2BA with kitchenette.

Donated by Bob Bush and Martha Velasco Bush

Fly Fishing In Paradise: The Rahr Ranch in Montana

Montana river

A truly once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: enjoy 3 days fly fishing with guide Willie Rahr on the crystal clear waters of the Smith River, one of Montana’s most coveted rivers. You’ll spend 4 nights at the comfortable ranch with breathtaking views. Fly fish, hike and take in the vast starry nights in Big Sky Country. For up to 6 people. Available last 3 weeks of September 2018.

Donated by Willie Rahr

The Summer Lollygagger Package

Loll Chairs

Two Lollygagger Loungers (with an integrated bottle opener hidden under the arm!) plus a side table are only the beginning. Additional items, which are sure to add to your ultimate lakeside or backyard relaxation will be disclosed at the event! This uniquely Minnesota-made furniture by Loll are where high design meets the rustic north woods.

Donated by Loll Designs and Polaris

Far Out Fly Fishing Experience with Patagonia Gear

fly fishing

Patagonia Rio Gallegos Waders and Stretch Rainshadow Jackets (2 each) have you and a companion ready to adventure out for a day on the river with Fly Fishing Expert, Brian Porter. Build your own northern Minnesota wading or float trip with this renowned guide who will help put your new gear to the test.

Donated by Patagonia and Far Out Fly Fishing

Retreat to the cabin at the North Shore’s Encampment Forest

North Shore

This is your unique opportunity to relax for a week in a well-appointed Encampment Forest cabin. Sleeps up to 10. One hour north of Duluth between Betty’s Pies and Gooseberry Falls. Explore miles of trails and old growth pines in this enchanting Minnesota setting. Available Sept. 2018 – June 2019.

Donated by Beth McClelland