Why Conservation in Minnesota Matters

As our state continues to grow, our remaining natural places are under threat. Already in Minnesota:


of Minnesota's lakes, rivers, and streams do not meet current water quality standards


of our wetlands have been lost, leading to poor water quality, increased flooding, and decreased habitat


of our prairies are gone, making them one of the most endangered ecosystems in the world

That’s why the Minnesota Land Trust works to protect and restore the natural places we all cherish and engage the next generation in the outdoors. Learn more about how we’re having an impact together.

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Follow our protection, restoration and engagement work, and learn about the native habitats and species that make Minnesota special.


A map of Minnesota showing four eco-regions includes the over 700 Minnesota Land Trust protected and restored properties

Map Key: Red X = restored property site
Yellow point = protected property site



Our Impact

The Land Trust works statewide to protect and restore the best natural places in our state. Learn more!

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Our Mission

The Minnesota Land Trust protects and restores Minnesota’s most vital natural lands. Learn more.

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A donation to the Minnesota Land Trust is an investment in conservation for Minnesota.

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