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Moose Lake


The Minnesota Land Trust will secure donated conservation easements on two private properties near Moose Lake, Minnesota, in the east central region of the state. These conservation easements will protect approximately 650 acres of important hardwood forest, numerous wetlands and approximately 2,000 feet of sensitive shoreline habitat on Moose Lake. This contiguous property is located in a key habitat complex of several thousand acres, which includes Moose Lake State Park and school trust lands. This complex is essential for numerous wildlife species, including migratory waterfowl, black bear, timber wolves, upland game birds, fish and other aquatic species.

Program Conservation Partners Legacy Grant Program

Status Completed

Dates 05/24/2012 - 06/30/2015

Project Manager Kris Larson

Grant Recipient Minnesota Land Trust

Grant Recipient Type Non-Profit Business/Entity

Primary Funding Source(s) Outdoor Heritage Fund

Grant Amount $58,500

Expended $58,500

Statutory Reference M.L. 2016, Chp. 172, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 5(K)

Habitat(s) Forest

Activity Type(s) Acquisition

Primary County Carlton


Latest Indicator Number of acres protected

Target 650

Measurement 698