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Conservation activist finds kindred spirits at county talk

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Conservation activist/author Darby Nelson quickly learned he was preaching to the converted when he visited Park Rapids Tuesday.

Nearly 80 lake activists, Coalition of Lake Association members and interested persons crowded into a Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning talk examining the future of Minnesota's lakes.


So many came, Northwoods Bank officials, which hosted the event, asked if some of the attendees could make room in the parking lot for bank customers.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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