DU, DNR is acquiring land, water around Lake John

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By Reed Anfinson
Publisher
Swift County Monitor-News

Through the Minnesota Ducks Unlimited organization two wetland parcels in are being purchased and will then be donated to the Department of Natural Resources.

Representatives of Ducks Unlimited and the DNR explained the purchases at the Swift County Board of Commissioners’ meeting Dec. 17.

The first parcel covers 71.65 acres to the north and east of Lake Johnson (Lake John) north of Benson on Minnesota Highway 29. Part of the purchase also includes the north half of the slough area to the east of Lake John on the south side of Highway 29. The purchase will connect with the Henry X State Wildlife Management Area...

 

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