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New MNTU Statewide Newsletter is Online
February 24, 2017

The MNTU winter newsletter is a weighty one, full of news such as: Fishing Mill Creek; Book Review: Young Men and Fire; Fly Fishing the BWCAW; The Secrets of Tying Jerk Flies; Float Tubing NE MN Trout Lakes; The History of Brown Trout in SE MN; plus, what’s going on with the money raised from the sale of trout stamps? You […]

You’ll get good at cutting and hauling buckthorn.  You’ll get muddy doing it.  But you’ll get a free lunch when you are done! We’re inviting the community to join our Vermillion Riverkeepers volunteers at another stream restoration event on Saturday, March 4, from 9 a.m. to noon. Everyone is welcome: school groups, civic organizations, students […]

Thanks to 19 Vermillion Riverkeepers!
December 12, 2016

The hardy souls in that photo braved the cold December 3, 2016, to cut 800 feet of buckthorn along the South Branch of the Vermillion River in Vermillion Township.  They dragged the brush into big piles for the DNR to burn this winter. Anyone can help at these events; you don’t have to be a […]

Thanks to 55 Vermillion Riverkeepers Volunteers!
November 11, 2016

The photo shows 45 of the 55 volunteers who teamed up to cut invasive buckthorn brush choking the banks of the South Branch of the Vermillion River east of Farmington, MN on Saturday, October 29. It was a lot of fun, and we accomplished a lot, clearing about 1100 feet of this awesome trout stream. […]

I’m Dan Callahan, chair of our chapter communications committee. First off, thank you for supporting our work. I don’t know if you know this, but we’re all volunteers in the chapter. I first took advantage of volunteer opportunities with the chapter so I could broaden my work experience and get a new job. I also […]

About 45 volunteers turned out Saturday, March 5th to help improve habitat along the Vermillion River We cleared invasive trees along the South Branch of the Vermillion River near Farmington, MN, removing buckthorn and other invasives, which are degrading trout and riparian forest habitat.  We will helped create better public access for our community.  Volunteers were […]