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Organization/Publication

Location

11-15-2016

Grand Marais Creek Outlet Restoration

MN Association of Watershed Districts Newsletter

Grand Marais Creek

11-1-2016

Nature Conservancy buys virgin North Shore tract preserved by adventurer Will Steger

Pioneer Press

Finland

10-31-2016

Hunting hotspot coming together quickly in southwestern Minnesota

Star Tribune

Wilmont

9-30-2016

Rock-solid restoration: New Knutson Dam near Pennington unveiled

The Bemidji Pioneer

Pennington

9-17-2016

Houlton Conservation Area has its grand opening under a blanket of beautiful skies

Star News

Elk River

9-17-2016

Duluth gets serious about St. Louis River estuary cleanup

Duluth News Tribune

Duluth

9-10-2016

Houlton Conservation area now open

Star News

Elk River

9-6-2016

State pheasant index up 29 percent from last year

MN DNR

Southwest Minn

9-2-2016

Work on South Shore Park coming to a close: Lakeside project, other recreation improvements are finishing across Bemidji

The Bemidji Pioneer

Bemidji

9-2-2016

Duck Lake dedication planned

Brainerd Dispatch

Emily

8-29-2016

Clean Drain Dry Mobile App for the Outdoors

Scout.com

Northern MN

8-24-2016

Ambitious project seeks to restore Knowlton Creek to more natural state

Duluth News Tribune

St. Louis River

8-23-2016

Prairie, wetland restoration planned in southeastern Blue Earth County

Mankato Free Press

Blue Earth County

8-19-2016

New Public Space to Hunt in Anoka County

CTN Coon Rapids

Columbus, Minn.

8-17-2016

Pheasants Forever helps buy Anoka County parcel for DNR

Star Tribune

Anoka County

8-10-2016

Bolstering the Rat Root

International Falls Journal

International Falls

6-18-2016

Rebuilt trout streams benefit anglers and fish

Star Tribune

Southeast Minnesota

6-17-2016

Invasion Persuasion

IQ Magazine

Lake County

6-13-2016

Students track FMR restoration's impact on wildlife

fmr.org

Elk River

6-11-2016

Minnesota spending millions to save deep-water cisco lakes

Star Tribune

North-Central Minnesota

6-5-2016

Watershed receives grant to help improve Pickerel Lake

Albert Lea Tribune

Pickerel Lake

6-4-2016

For the love of trout

International Falls Journal

Orr

6-3-2016

Ducks Unlimited to conserve 600 acres of Minnesota wetlands with Outdoor Heritage Fund support

Ducks Unlimited

MN Prairie Pothole Region

6-1-2016

Watershed District focused on area lake dredging

Albert Lea Tribune

Fountain Lake

5-24-2016

Volunteers restore Spring Lake shoreline

Prior Lake American

Prior Lake

5-17-2016

Crane Meadows seeding part of big-picture restoration

St. Cloud Times

Royalton

5-15-2016

With funds secure, work on Marsh Lake rehabilitation to begin in September

West Central Tribune

Appleton

5-6-2016

Refuge for Tullibees

Minnesota Conservation Volunteer

Statewide

5-6-2016

Excitement mounts for Houlton conservation area

Star News

Elk River

4-27-2016

Crow Wing County Board: Woods Bay project nears completion

Brainerd Dispatch

Outing

4-22-2016

Permits, funds granted to combat starry stonewort

St. Cloud Times

Paynesville

3-21-2016

Knife River Habitat Restoration

Lake Superior Angler

Knife River

2-25-2016

Anderson: Long-awaited project to restore Marsh Lake finally arrives

Star Tribune

Appleton

2-25-2016

Prairie Pothole Joint Venture 2015 Annual Highlights Report

Prairie Pothole Joint Venture

State Line Lake, Freeborn County

2-9-2016

Marsh Lake ecosystem restoration project receives federal funding

US Army Corps of Engineers

Appleton

2-8-2016

Finifrock family conserves land under Big Louie's gaze

Pine Journal

Carlton County

2-5-2016

Report tracks progress of Heritage Fund

Outdoor News

Statewide

1-18-2016

'Somebody has to ask for' grant money

Fergus Falls Journal

Fergus Falls

1-6-2016

Knutson Dam Project Accomplishments, north shore of Cass Lake

Chippewa National Forest

Beltrami County

1-16-2016

Dam debate on the Knife River

Duluth News Tribune

Knife River valley

12-22-2015

Learn about Minnesota's CREP proposal

agrinews.com

Statewide

12-21-2015

DNR designates new wildlife lands for public use

MN DNR

Statewide

12-21-2015

Federal budget omits Marsh Lake project

West Central Tribune

Willmar, MN

12-21-2015

Kandiyohi County efforts against aquatic invasive species receive boost from $118,000 grant

West Central Tribune

Willmar, MN

12-17-2015

LSOHC's project list totals $116 million

Outdoor News

Statewide

12-8-2015

DNR awards $5.7 million in habitat grants to conservation groups

Minnesota DNR

Statewide

11-19-2015

Putting Conservation in the Hands of Voters

The Wildlife Society's Wildlife Professional

Minnesota's Prairie Pothole Region

11-12-2015

Anoka County celebrates Rum River stabilization project

ABC Newspapers

Oak Grove, MN

11-10-2015

Funds Available for the Expedited Conservation Project Grant Cycle

MN DNR

St. Paul, MN

10-29-2015

Lost River trout project continues

International Falls Journal

International Falls, MN

10-5-2015

Corps of Engineers Awards Contract for Sand Hill River Fish Passage

US Army Corps of Engineers

St. Paul, MN

9-23-2015

Contract approved for new Pickerel Lake dam

Albert Lea Tribune

Albert Lea, MN

9-8-2015

Minnesota Pheasant Survey Rebounds for 2015 with 33 Percent Increase Statewide

Pheasants Forever, Inc.

Statewide

8-15-2015

Lake Bemidji South Shore Rehabilitation

The Bemidji Pioneer

Bemidji, MN

8-10-2015

In Cottage Grove, outside aid helping clear buckthorn from regional park

Pioneer Press

St. Paul, MN

7-24-2015

Ducks Unlimited and Minnesota DNR Dedicate State Line Lake

Ducks Unlimited

Emmons, MN

6-29-2015

NAWCA Grants Deliver $4 Million to Habitat Conservation Efforts in Minn. & Iowa

Pheasants Forever

St. Paul, MN

6-24-2015

House, Senate pass $540 million omnibus legacy bill

Session Daily

St. Paul, MN

6-22-2015

Albert Lea Dam & Fish Barrier project fact sheet

  • Video:"New Dam, Fish Barrier to Protect Albert Lea Area Waterways"
  • Shell Rock River Watershed District

    Albert Lea, MN

    6-21-2015

    Residents celebrate new dam completion

    Albert Lea Tribune

    Albert Lea, MN

    6-20-2015

    Here's How $97 million for LSOHC Will be Spent

    Star Tribune

    Minneapolis, MN

    5-29-2015

    Lessard-Sams Funding Used to Create Better Moose Habitat

    Outdoor News

    Plymouth, MN

    5-26-2015

    Conservation Grazing: An innovative approach to enhance habitat

    Minnesota Land Trust

    St. Paul, MN

    5-21-2015

    Coalition restoring Minnesota's moose habitat

    Kare11

    Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN

    5-21-2015

    In Minnesota's pine woods, a coalition tries to restore moose habitat

    Star Tribune

    Minneapolis, MN

    5-20-2015

    Habitat projects aim to help Minnesota's moose

    Duluth News Tribune

    Duluth, MN

    5-19-2015

    House repasses $540 million omnibus legacy bill, Senate does not

    Session Daily

    Saint Paul, MN

    5-1-2015

    Redwood County buffer a legacy in the making

    Minnesota Board of Water & Soil Resources

    Saint Paul, MN

    4-30-2015

    House Passes Legacy Bill, Appropriating $540 Million for Upcoming Biennium

    Session Daily

    Saint Paul, MN

    4-20-2015

    $500 Million Omnibus Legacy Bill Clears First Hurdle

    Session Daily

    Saint Paul, MN

    2-20-2015

    MN DNR plans Sanborn Lake wildlife area in Le Sueur County

    Le Sueur News-Herald

    Lanesburgh Township, Le Sueur County

    2-18-2015

    Fish to fowl: Pelican Lake restoration is work in progress

    Star Tribune

    Wright County

    2-18-2015

    Open House on Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park plan set for Feb. 25

    South Washington County Bulletin

    Cottage Grove

    2-16-2015

    Fond du Lac Band Working Toward Restoration of Elk in Northeastern Minnesota

    MinnPost

    Northeastern Minnesota

    2-13-2015

    Minnesota Tribes Collaborate to Save State's Disappearing Moose Population

    Indian Country Today Media Network

    Northern Minnesota

    2-6-2015

    If You Build it, Will They Come?

    North American Hunting Club / Scout.com

    Wright County

    1-19-2015

    Diving Ducks Drive Habitat Restoration in Wright County's Pelican Lake

    St. Cloud Times

    St. Cloud

    12-23-2014

    Elk River Acquires Houlton Farm for New Conservation Area

    Star News

    Elk River

    10-1-2014

    Legacy grant helps group build Tamarac Refuge habitat for decling warblers

    Detroit Lakes Newspaper Online

    Detroit Lakes

    9-16-2014

    Open House Set on Houlton Farm Acquisition

    Star News

    Elk River

    8-7-2014

    Houlton Farm Project Takes a Step Forward

    Star News

    Elk River

    7-24-2014

    Houlton Farm Gets Second Chance

    Star News

    Elk River

    7-21-2014

    Legacy funds don't pay for projects alone

    Grand Forks Herald

    Grand Forks

    July/August/September 2013

    Knife River Second Falls Fixed

    Steelhead News

    Duluth

    9-27-2013

    Mississippi River Northwoods Habitat Complex

    Trust for Public Land

    Brainerd

    9-27-2013

    About Mississippi Northwoods

    Brainerd Dispatch

    Brainerd

    9-27-2013

    Celebrating Mississippi Northwoods project

    Brainerd Dispatch

    Brainerd

    9-23-2013

    To the ducks' delight

    Echo Press/Ducks Unlimited

    Douglas County

    9-21-2013

    Dave Orrick: Fueled by Legacy dollars, Ducks Unlimited and DNR are rescuing Minnesota duck lakes

    Pioneer Press

    South Central MN

    9-5-2013

    Knife River Modified at Second Falls

    Exploring the North woods with Sam Cook

    Duluth

    8-16-2013

    Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge is an urban oasis

    Star Tribune

    St. Paul MN

    8-14-2013

    DNR to allow River modification

    Duluth News Stribune

    Duluth

    4-26-2013

    Migratory Birds Respond to Malardi WMA Enhancement Project

    Ducks Unlimited

    Montrose

    4-26-2013

    Proposed Woods Bay project may preserve pristine property

    Brainerd Dispatch

    Brainerd

    4-23-2013

    Ducks Unlimited enhances Shaokatan State Wildlife Management Area

    Ducks Unlimited

    Ivanhoe

    2-17-2013

    New wildlife management area to open in Gordon Township

    StaplesWorld.com

    Gordon Township, Todd County

    1-4-2013

    350 Acres in North Metro Area Protected for Hunting and Conservation

    Anoka County

    Anoka County

    12-15-2012

    Anoka County buys land for parks,hunting

    Star Tribune

    Anoka County

    12-11-2012

    DNR to receive Murray County land from Ducks Unlimited

    Worthington Daily Globe

    Slayton

    12-04-2012

    Celebrate: Mississippi River Northwoods is a reality

    Brainerd Dispatch

    Baxter

    11-27-2012

    With help of Legacy funds, Nature Conservancy leads effort to save, restore prairie

    Pioneer Press

    Swift

    10-06-2012

    Grasslands project tops Legacy Projects

    Pioneer Press

    4-21-2012

    Harder Lake WPA enhancement project complete

    Ducks Unlimited

    Windom

    3-21-2012

    Spring migrants respond to Wolf Lake enhancements

    Ducks Unlimited

    Windom

    12-22-2011

    DNR designates Teal and Bolstad as the 46th and 47th wildlife management lakes

    MN DNR

    Jackson & Cottonwood Counties

    11-27-2011

    Gilfillan Lake WMA rehabilitation shows that proof is in the project

    Mankato Free Press

    Duluth

    9-16-2011

    Legacy Amendment funds help protect island in Burntside Lake near Ely

    Minnesota Land Trust

    Duluth

    8-16-2011

    Pelican Lake Shoreline Protected with Legacy Amendment Acquisition

    Ducks Unlimited

    St. Michael

    5-06-2011

    Members Make a Difference on Clean Up Day

    Pheasants Forever

    Lyons County

    1-04-2011

    New Legacy Amendment Dollars Preserve Critical Metro-area Land

    Minnesota Land Trust and
    Belwin Conservancy

    Afton

    1-04-2011

    New Outdoor Heritage Fund Dollars to Protect Rare Bluff Prairie in Houston County

    Minnesota Land Trust

    Red Wing

    1-04-2011

    Outdoor Heritage Fund Dollars to Protect Arrowhead Lakeshore

    Minnesota Land Trust

    Duluth

    12-21-2010

    Smith Lake enhancement drawdown begins

    Ducks Unlimited

    Howard Lake

    12-19-2010

    Green Corridor Initiative looks to make Minnesota River Valley a tourist destination

    Advocate Tribune

    Granite Falls

    11-17-2010

    Nature Conservancy buys 160 acres near Mentor

    Crookston Times

    Polk County

    9-28-2010

    Rice Lake Enhancement Underway

    Ducks Unlimited

    Winnebago

    9-14-2010

    Supporters kick off Lake Christina enhancement project

    Ducks Unlimited

    Ashby

    8-31-2010

    Volunteers Tour Smith Lake Enhancement Project and learn about benefits

    Ducks Unlimited

    Howard Lake

    8-14-2010

    More than 400 Acres of Prairie Conserved in Northwestern Minnesota

    The Nature Conservancy

    Minnesota

    4-26-2010

    Jennie Lake Enhancement will Improve Waterfowl Habitat

    Ducks Unlimited

    Alexandria

    3-31-2010

    Curtis Lake Enhancement Begins

    Ducks Unlimited

    Marshall

    3-18-2010

    Anoka County preserves prime tract along Rum River

    Star Tribune

    Anoka County

    1-26-2010

    Green Corridor Inc. Get's Support from Minnesota Deer Hunters Association

    Green Corridor Inc.

    Redwood County

    12-8-2009

    DU and Dedicated Hunters Protect Shoreland on Fish Lake

    Ducks Unlimited

    Belgrade

    11-17-2009

    DU Breaks Ground on Outdoor Heritage Projects

    Ducks Unlimited

    Alexandria

    11-9-2009

    MN Trout Unlimited Improving Trout Habitat Statewide

    Trout Unlimited

    St. Paul

    2-5-2009

    Green Legacy

    Redwood Gazette

    Redwood Falls

    2-2-2009

    Outdoor legacy fund offers opportunity

    Redwood Gazette

    Redwood Falls

     

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