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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

Pat Collins is responsible for managing new land protection projects in the Minnesota Land Trust’s northern region.

This includes working directly with landowners and our project partners, including municipal governments, public agencies, conservation organizations, and in ongoing collaborative planning efforts across the region.

In addition, Pat represents the Minnesota Land Trust in various public settings and participates in coordinating conservation planning with outside groups and in fundraising and stewardship activities.

Pat joins us with over 20 years with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, most recently as Regional Manager for the Division of Ecological and Water Resources in northeastern Minnesota.

He earned undergraduate degrees in Biology and Teaching Life Science, and a Master of Science degree in Environmental Biology from the University of Minnesota.

Pat can be reached at 218-336-2031 or