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10 Nature Places To Take Your Kids in Minnesota","description":"The Nature Conservancy staff put their heads together and came up with their top 10 favorite places in or near the Twin Cities to get outdoors with their kids, and we bet you’ll like them too.","link":"https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/minnesota/stories-in-minnesota/top-10-nature-places-to-take-your-kids/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"Kids at Helen Allison Savanna","articleDate":"May 27, 2020","articleAuthor":null,"contentTypeTag":"Feature","geoLocationTag":["Minnesota","United States"],"topicTag":["outdoor activities","activities"],"placesWeProtectTag":["Nature Preserves"],"businesstags":["Minnesota","United 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Agriculture - Minnesota","description":"Protecting our planet doesn’t have to come at the expense of our food supply. That’s why we’re working to build a more sustainable model, setting out to show how adoption of best management practices can improve profitability, capture carbon and protect water.","link":"https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/minnesota/stories-in-minnesota/sustainable-agriculture/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-top","mobileImageCrop":"center-top","pageImageAlt":"tractor-corn-field","articleDate":"Mar 11, 2020","articleAuthor":null,"contentTypeTag":"Program Overview","geoLocationTag":["Minnesota","United States"],"topicTag":["sustainable agriculture","agriculture","conservation work"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Minnesota","United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states/minnesota","tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/John-Gregor_Tractor-corn-field_4500px.jpg?crop=250,0,4000,3000&wid=300&hei=225&scl=13.333333333333334","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/John-Gregor_Tractor-corn-field_4500px.jpg?crop=250,0,4000,3000&wid=300&hei=225&scl=13.333333333333334","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/John-Gregor_Tractor-corn-field_4500px.jpg?crop=250,0,4000,3000&wid=800&hei=600&scl=5.0","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/John-Gregor_Tractor-corn-field_4500px.jpg?crop=250,0,4000,3000&wid=800&hei=600&scl=5.0","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/John-Gregor_Tractor-corn-field_4500px.jpg?crop=250,0,4000,3000&wid=600&hei=450&scl=6.666666666666667","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/John-Gregor_Tractor-corn-field_4500px.jpg?crop=250,0,4000,3000&wid=800&hei=600&scl=5.0","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/John-Gregor_Tractor-corn-field_4500px.jpg?crop=250,0,4000,3000&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=2.5"}},{"title":"Mississippi River Headwaters","description":"When we turn the faucet on in Minneapolis, St. Paul and St. Cloud and enjoy a cool drink of clean water, north central Minnesota’s woods and waters may not be the first thing we think about. 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