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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


Great time to visit Park Point in Duluth

One of Minnesota’s Treasured Places, Duluth’s Park Point (also known as Minnesota Point) is the place to be on a hot, sunny day. It’s ten miles long when combined with the adjacent Wisconsin Point, making it the longest freshwater sand bar in the world. And a portion of it is protected forever with a conservation easement held by the Minnesota Land Trust.

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Emmans Farm Preserved! 80 acres protected in Anoka County

In 1866, brothers Jacob and John Emmans left Ohio for the great wilderness of Minnesota, receiving land grants near present-day St. Francis in Anoka County with the hope of starting a Quaker community.

That community never came to be, but the brothers farmed the land, acquired hundreds of additional acres, raised families and carved out a life at a time when bison and elk still roamed through these parts. The bison and the elk are long gone, as is the old stagecoach trail that passed through the property. Over the decades, most of the original Jacob Emmans farm land remains, a little more than 260 acres.

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