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 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).




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Treasured Places: You’re Invited!

Saturday, September 23, 2017
9:30 am to 1 pm
Winona, Minnesota

Treasured Places is our annual celebration for volunteers, landowners, members and friends—everyone who cares about permanent land conservation in Minnesota!

Enjoy breakfast at the beautiful Winona County Historical Center and hear Executive Director Kris Larson talk about why the Blufflands are Minnesota’s biological hotspot. We’ll honor our chosen Landowner, Partner and Volunteer of the year. And to complete the day, Larry Gates, retired Minnesota DNR conservationist will host a tour on his property and describe protection and restoration efforts for the East Indian Creek Watershed.

East Indian Creek

Program Location:
Winona County History Center
160 Johnson St.
Winona, MN 55987  (see map)

Property Tour Location:
15863 E. County Road 14
Kellogg, MN 55945
(see map - watch for signs)


9:30 am

Continental breakfast at the Winona County History Center

10:00 am

Program: Treasured Places
Honorees: Tom Hoffman, Jon & Lori Peterson, Jaime Edwards

11:00 am

Drive to property for restoration tour (30-minute drive)

11:30 am

Tour - short hayride to and from restoration sites

1:00 pm

Mingle and stay or on your way!

We hope you join us for the entire event. You are welcome to attend just the breakfast program or just the tour. Either way please register to let us know what parts you’ll attend.

What if we could preserve the places we love forever?

Would you be surprised to know that the answer is “yes, we can”?

The Minnesota Land Trust has been working with private landowners in the Winona area for over twenty years, permanently protecting lands at 30 project sites within a 30-mile radius.

You’re invited to tour a recent project so you can:

  • See what private land conservation looks like and hear about future plans in the area
  • Discover how land restoration will impact water quality, wildlife habitat and scenic views

Your hosts: Laurie Lucas, Margaret & Bruce Johnson, Larry Gates, and the Minnesota Land Trust