Protection Grants

Sauk River Watershed Habitat Protection & Restoration Program

Conserve your wetlands, grasslands, and woods while still owning your land The Sauk River is a crucial habitat corridor, supports a wide variety of wildlife, supplies numerous fishing and hunting opportunities, and is an important source of drinking water. The river is also a state- designated water trail providing additional outdoor recreational opportunities for the [...]

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North Shore Coldwater Fisheries Program

Conserve forest and wetlands while still owning your land Your land is important to you and has a unique character and history. As a landowner, you can be compensated for permanently protecting your property with a conservation easement. The Minnesota Land Trust is currently accepting applications to participate in the North Shore Coldwater Fisheries Program, [...]

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Heron Lake Area Protection Program

The Heron Lake watershed was once a water bird production and migration area of international significance. Vast beds of wild celery and robust stands of bulrush, combined with a seemingly endless prairie around Heron Lake to support an awe inspiring number of colonial water birds and migratory waterfowl. Protection and preservation of wetland and prairie [...]

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St. Croix Watershed Protection Program

Spanning the border between Minnesota and Wisconsin, the St. Croix River is one of the nation’s first federally designated Wild and Scenic Rivers. It is also home to a diverse abundance of native flora and fauna that rivals any other location within the greater Upper Mississippi River Basin. The Minnesota Land Trust and the St. [...]

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Protecting and Restoring the Tallgrass Aspen Parklands

The tallgrass aspen parklands of northwestern Minnesota is a region with a unique mix of wetlands, woodlands, and grasslands. Through time, the region has been maintained by dynamic cycles of precipitation, fire, and grazing which provide essential habitat to birds like the sharp-tailed grouse, upland sandpiper, American bittern, least bittern, Franklin’s gull, and countless other [...]

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