Forest Service announces opportunity for public to comment on proposed exchange of state School Trust Lands

Source: U.S. Forest Service

 The Forest Service invites the public to review and comment on a proposed land exchange with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. With this proposed exchange, the United States would acquire approximately 30,000 acres of state School Trust Lands within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) in exchange for an equal value of federal lands to be selected from a pool of approximately 39,000 acres of Forest Service System Land located outside the BWCAW within the Superior National Forest.

Please see the open house schedule below.

March 9 – Gunflint Ranger Station

2020 W. Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN

March 10 – Laurentian Ranger Station

318 Forestry Road, Aurora, MN

March 12 – Forest Headquarters

8901 Grand Avenue Place, Duluth, MN

March 23 – Kawishiwi Ranger Station

1393 Highway 169, Ely, MN

March 26 – MN Department of Natural Resources

Division of Forestry- Headquarters

500 Lafayette Rd St. Paul, MN

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