Nearly the entirety of the property is located within the Conservation Focus Areas of the Lakes Region Conservation Plan.
The purpose of the Congressional letter is to address the continuing rapid nature loss, persistent inequality of access to parks and outdoor recreation opportunities, and growing climate impacts.
The Commission will meet next on December 14.
Stay tuned to the Forest Advocate for updates on this issue.
There are many ways to support the Forest Society's mission this holiday season.
The program is aimed at connecting women forest landowners, managers, and stewards with new resources and skills.
Drew Kellner will serve as Chairman of the Board of Trustees.
Demonstrating his personal commitment to land conservation, Rydstrom donated a conservation easement to the Forest Society to protect a 347-acre woodlot in Northfield.
Dave Heuss has volunteered with the Forest Society for the past eight years.