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Minnesota Land Trust

The Minnesota Land Trust permanently protects Minnesota's natural and scenic heritage through public and private partnerships.

Mission Statement
Review Completed: 7/22/2013
2356 University Avenue West
St. Paul, MN 55114
Phone: 651-647-9590
Fax: 651-647-9769
EIN 41-1713652
Principal Staff Kris Larson, Executive Director
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE) 15
Number of Volunteers 120
Affiliations Land Trust Accreditation Commission
General Information
Board Chair
Number of Board Members 17
Board meetings with quorum 6
Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings 14
Publicly Available Documents Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
During the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013, the Land Trust completed 10 land-protection projects that permanently protect 1,913 acres and 34,599 feet of shoreline. MLT advanced the restoration of the St. Louis River estuary through continued scope of work planning on four sites and through the continued restoration of the Radio Tower Bay location. MLT worked with the City of Duluth, St. Louis County and other stakeholders to complete Phase II of a project that seeks to identify and protect Duluth's extensive network of trails and greeenspace; helping to promote the City's reputation as a world-class recreation destination. MLT monitored 100% of its protected properties and is working to correct easement violation at one site.
Current Goals
The Land Trust's goals for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014 are to complete 27 - 39 land protection projects using conservation easements and fee title acquisition. MLT will monitor 100% of all previously protected properties and will continue restoration of the St. Louis River estuary. MLT will begin the third phase of work with the City of Duluth to advance the protection and promotion of its recreational trails. MLT will also apply for re-accreditation by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission.
Community or Constituency Served
The Minnesota Land Trust works with private and public landowners to protect land and water resources that benefit all Minnesotans..
Geographic Area Served
Impact and Programs

3 Year Average Expenses

Program Services: $1,439,715 83.2%
Management: $125,958 7.3%
Fundraising: $165,273 9.5%

Unrestricted Net Assets

2011 2010 2009
End of Year: $1,208,678 $1,346,820 $1,126,118
Beginning of Year $1,346,820 $1,126,118 $1,166,427
Difference ($138,142) $220,702 ($40,309)
Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990 $1,208,678
Based on information provided on 2009 to 2011
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