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MN CREP enrollment restores a wetland, preserves a legacy

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Part of a 157-acre MN CREP enrollment involving two neighboring properties, a wetland restoration and upland habitat near Millersburg in Rice County is seen Sept. 21, 2022, from Rice County Road 1 facing south. The land, visible from Interstate Highway 35, remains privately owned. For Sharla Fillhouer, MN CREP was a way to establish her father’s legacy. The property borders Wolf Creek, which flows east, from Circle Lake to the Cannon River southwest of Northfield. Photo Credit: Siri Doyle, BWSR

A 157-acre Minnesota Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program enrollment in Rice County has restored a wetland and surrounding upland habitat, reduced the likelihood of downstream flooding, and established a father’s legacy.

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