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Huntersville State Forest spans nearly 34,000 acres, primarily in northeast Wadena County. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has submitted a proposal to purchase up to 2,000 additional acres to consolidate and link public land.

DNR looks to buy acreage at Huntersville

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In northern Wadena County, the potatoes meet the pines.

Looking to curb the conversion from forest to irrigated agriculture, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking for $4,260,000 to acquire up to 2,000 acres of at-risk land around the nearly 34,000 acre Huntersville State Forest and five nearby wildlife management areas.


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