Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council

Otter Tail County conservation easement: creating a family legacy for future generations

(Minnesota Land Trust)Nestled amongst three scenic Minnesota lakes, the property of Jim and Joan Burkett is emblematic of the wildlife habitat found in Otter Tail County’s lake country and connects to more than 3,000 acres that have been protected near the Burkett’s land on Spitzer Lake. In order to ensure that their prairie, woodlands and wetlands remain intact, the Burkett’s…