Property tour host, Dave talking about his prairie restoration.

Property tour host, Dave talking about his prairie restoration.

Dave Jacobson hosted a prairie tour at his 160-acre Century Farm north of Sauk Centre for our 2018 Treasured Places event. Prior to the tour, a short program and presentation was held in Alexandria.

Volunteers, landowners, and partners are key to conservation success, so much so, that every year at Treasured Places, we honor a select person of the year for each of these titles. Below are photos of our 2018 honorees and a slide show of the special day.

2018 Volunteers of the Year, Chuck and Betty Selander

2018 John Peck Volunteers of the Year, Betty and Chuck Selander
Photo: Kris Larson (Minnesota Land Trust), Betty Selander, Chuck Selander, Andrew Moe (Minnesota Land Trust)

Ann Thies, Mike Niziolek, Kris Larson

2018 Landowner of the Year, Mike Niziolek
Photo: Ann Thies (Minnesota Land Trust), Mike Niziolek, Kris Larson (Minnesota Land Trust)

Kris Larson, John Riens, Sheldon Myerchin, Shawn Papon Wayne Ostlie

2018 Partner of the Year, Partners for Fish & Wildlife Program, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Photo: Kris Larson, (Minnesota Land Trust), John Riens, (USFWS) Sheldon Myerchin, (USFWS), Shawn Papon (USFWS), Wayne Ostlie, (Minnesota Land Trust)

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