Area residents, organizations recognized for conservation work
In recognition of significant land protection work already completed and with more expected to be completed, the Minnesota Land Trust honored the conservation efforts of the following area residents and organizations:
• Merrifield resident Hank Scheinost, Volunteer of the Year.
• Ten Mile Lake Association, Landowner of the Year.
• Leech Lake Area Watershed Foundation, Partner of the Year.
The Minnesota Land Trust’s mission is to permanently protect Minnesota’s natural and scenic heritage through public and private partnerships.