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Nature Conservancy Adds To Preserve In Pope County

The Nature Conservancy says it has protected nearly 150 acres of prairie and wetlands it will add to its 650-acre Ordway Prairie Preserve in Pope County in west-central Minnesota.


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Raptor Center On Mission To Protect Galapagos Animals

The University of Minnesota Raptor Center will head to the Galapagos island of Pinzón next week to in a continuing effort to help the endangered Pinzón giant tortoises and hawks.


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Trust Buys 417 Minn. Acres To Preserve Grasslands

A land trust says it has acquired two parcels of grassland in northwestern Minnesota spanning 417 acres.


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Dayton Taps Conservation Lobbyist For Minn. DNR

Gov. Mark Dayton filled one of the most politically delicate positions in his cabinet on Thursday, tapping a seasoned conservationist to head the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


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Nature Conservancy Acquires 358-Acre Clough Island

The Nature Conservancy has acquired 358-acre Clough Island in the St. Louis River Estuary near Superior, Wis., after a developer previously sought to build condominiums and a golf course.