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EIS Being Created for Superior Forest “School Trust” Land Exchange

A Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be published in the Federal Register for the School Trust Land Exchange within the Superior National Forest. The US Forest Service received over 1,600 comment letters and hosted five open houses February–May 2015 during the scoping period for the School Trust Land Exchange. This […]

Plant Trees in the Urban Forest: June 13

Join MN Nature and Little Bohemia Neighborhood this weekend to plant trees in the Urban Forest of St Paul, Minnesota!   You’re Invited! Date: Saturday, June 13 Time: 10–2 pm (half-day opportunities also available) Place: Harrison Ave & Garfield St, St Paul, MN 55102 What: Plant trees & shrubs (Team leads arrive 9:30 am) Help: […]

Volunteer in the Urban Forest

MN Nature is to be found all around, not just the Superior Forest. Get involved right where you are, wherever you are!   Conservation Volunteer Nature Education Outdoor Activities  

Forest Service wishes to trade (and sell) land in BWCA

Forest Service staffer said the proposed land trade is “the first step in a process that will also include a federal purchase of state lands.” Here is the map that shows School Trust Land (Managed by the State MN DNR) within the BWCA that is to be 1. partially sold and 2. (30,000 acres of) […]

DNR halts clear-cutting of northern MN forests

A Fargo-based potato grower prominent in northern Minnesota has requested to clear-cut some 27,000 acres of forestland. DNR commissioner not convinced that is in the best interest of state. “Altogether, the forest lands that have been cleared, or are at risk of being cleared, cover a total area of about 42 square miles,” which is […]