Brown’s Preserve

    The Rice Creek Watershed District last year completed its largest drainage system maintenance project to date on Brown’s Preserve in Forest Lake and Columbus. The project resulted in restored wetlands and a more effective drainage system. Brown’s Preserve was established as a state wildlife management area in 1988 when Henry and Elaine Houle [...]

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Twenty-five years ago there was a sense of joy and satisfaction as Henry and Elaine Houle signed over 80 acres of land to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources under the Reinvest In Minnesota land conservation program.

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