Paddling on a lake
Paddling-on-a-Minnesota-lake Paddling on a Minnesota lake. © Rachel Davis & Mike Bowman

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Lake Alexander Open House


The Nature Conservancy staff will present current forest and water protection strategies in the north central Mississippi Headwaters region, including work around our Lake Alexander Preserve and forested lands.

10:00 a.m. Registration

11:00 a.m. Presentation in the shop area below the office

12:00 p.m. Picnic lunch (provided)

1:00 p.m. Hike to forest management areas

2:00 p.m. Homeward Bound!

The 1,734-acre Lake Alexander Preserve, located just west of Crow Wing County and the Brainerd Lakes area, is part of a 180,000-acre mosaic of red and white pines, wetlands, and hardwood forests, and is one of the Conservancy’s great success stories in Minnesota.

What to Wear/Bring:  Comfortable shoes, hat, camera and binoculars. Watch the weather and dress appropriately. The event will happen rain or shine.

RSVP: Please RSVP to the Conservancy’s Todd Holman via email or by phoning and leaving a message at (612) 867-3140.