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Posted on: May 5, 2018

Did you know this about wetlands?

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The Blaine Wetland Sanctuary is home to 4 types of habitats and preserves over 500 acres of open space for environmental quality and the public’s enjoyment. It has 1.75 miles of trails – parts are boardwalk, paved, and gravel.   You will find ric...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

May is American Wetlands Month

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Why is May American Wetlands Month? American Wetlands Month was created in 1991 by the EPA and its federal, state, tribal, local, non-profit, and private sector partners to celebrate the vital importance of wetlands to the Nation's ecological, economic, a...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Explore with us at the Blaine Wetland Sanctuary

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Blaine Parks and Recreation has several classes where participants can get an up close and personal introduction to the habitat and ecosystem of the Blaine Wetland Sanctuary.

Insect Hunt

Join a naturalist from Wargo Nature Center on an insect hunt at the Bl...

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

DNR Crews See Productive Winter of Prairie Habitat Restoration

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With the buzzing of chain saws and constant drone of heavy machines, the landscape on the Lac qui Parle Wildlife Management Area in west-central Minnesota is changing. Contractors are busy removing trees from the prairie as part of a wildlife habitat rest...

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Posted on: June 6, 2017

Blaine Wetland Sanctuary Update

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Boardwalk nearing completion.

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Blaine Wetland Sanctuary Moves Forward

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Construction of the new boardwalk trail from East Lake Park to Lexington Ave. and preparations for the wetland restoration project both started in January 2017.

The land for these projects was first acquired by the city between late 1990’s and 2003. Some w...

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