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Rollie Johnson Natural and Recreational Area

January 21, 2018
Jim Brandt, of rural Pine River, dedicates much of his retirement to conservation efforts on three islands - Big, Little and Steamboat - in Upper Whitefish Lake. Brandt was recently honored as Crow Wing Soil and Water District’s Outstanding Conservationist for 2017. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Lake Country Faces: Ideal man recognized for conservation efforts
January 21, 2018 - 5:00am
December 31, 2017
Jim Brandt replants bluffs at the Rollie Johnson Natural and Recreational Area.
Pine River man named Crow Wing, Area 8 Conservationist of Year
December 31, 2017 - 8:00am
June 14, 2016
Pictured is the family of Rollie Johnson, the man for whom the Rollie Johnson Natural and Recreational Area is named. Recently a panel telling Rollie's story was installed at the recreational area, which is comprised of three islands on the Whitefish Chain. Photo submitted
Panel installed at Rollie Johnson Islands
June 14, 2016 - 11:51pm