Nature


Minnesota Forests

red pine branch with pine cones

Minnesota native trees

Discover Minnesota's native trees.
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Old growth forest

Old growth forests

Learn what is an old growth forest is and the importance to our state.
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forest view showing deciduous trees

Eastern Broadleaf Forest

Learn about area of the state that were historically prairie and semi-humid mixed conifer-deciduous forests to the northeast.
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forest view showing mixed hardwood and conifers

Laurentian Mixed Forest Province

Learn about the area of the state that is characterized by broad areas of conifer forest, mixed hardwood and conifer forests, and conifer bogs and swamps.
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Trees at Centennial state forest

Minnesota's State Forest

Everyone is invited to join the search for Minnesota's native champion big trees.
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