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

 2356 University Avenue West, Suite 240

Saint Paul, MN 55114

Phone: 651-647-9590

1-877-MLT-LAND

Email: mnland@mnland.org

 

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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).

 

 

 

 
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Tuesday
Mar062012

St. Louis River Restoration Initiative - update

Our work to restore the St. Louis River Estuary is moving along well. Here's a clip about the project at Radio Tower Bay, the site of an historic sawmilling operation where we removed 240+ derelict wooden pilings that once bisected the bay.

Thursday
Jan122012

Goat Prairie Overlooking Root River Protected

Classic, south-facing rock outcroppings provide perfect habitat for timber rattlesnakesThe Land Trust has completed the protection of a 11-acre tract in Houston County that is dominated by a steep, dry bluff prairie rising nearly 300 feet above the Root River.  Located on Highway 16, an Historic Bluff Country Scenic Byway that runs through Lanesboro east to the Mississippi River, the tract lies within an area where much of the prairie bluffs have reverted to forest and very little of the native habitat remains.  The property is clearly visible from the Root River and is only two miles from both the Chisholm Valley Wildlife Management Area and the Vinegar Ridge Recreation Area.  An equestrian trail lies just north and west of the property.

Protecting the tract protects important habitat for several rare species including timber rattlesnakes, the six-lined racerunner lizard and a number of native prairie plants.  The landowner is actively restoring the property by removing the cedars and other woody plants that have overrun the steep slopes.