Tag Archives: U.S. Forest Service

Boundary Waters project passes first hurdle with $4 million in funding

Source: Minnesota Office of School Trust Lands Four million dollars in federal funding to purchase Minnesota School Trust Lands located within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) was included in the recently passed $1.3 trillion federal omnibus spending bill. … Continue reading

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Land swap involving School Trust Lands would be victory for Minnesota school children

By Denise Dittrich, MSBA Associate Director of Government Relations Since 2009, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has been working with the Permanent School Fund Advisory Committee (PSFAC) and the U.S. Forest Service to develop a plan that will … Continue reading

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MSBA attends review and comment for proposed School Trust Lands swap

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Forest Service hosted an open house Thursday for the public to view maps identifying the 39,000 acres of federal land that may be traded for 30,000 acres of School Trust Land … Continue reading

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MSBA Action Alert — Tell U.S. Forest Service that you support School Trust Lands exchange

The United States Forest Service invites the public to review and comment on a proposed land exchange with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. This open house is scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at the DNR Central Office … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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