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Lake-friendly development awards to be given Oct. 17

The 11th annual Lake-Friendly Development Awards will take place at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Crow Wing County Land Services Building, Meeting Room 2 (lower level), 322 Laurel St., Brainerd.

Mary Blickenderfer, a University of Minnesota Extension Educator, will present on a natural shoreline buffer incentive pilot program in Itasca County. Following the presentation and discussion, there will be time for networking with the speaker and audience participants.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Phil Hunsicker at

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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