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Read the Nov.–Dec. issue online.

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A Sanctuary for All Time

Ernest Oberholtzer was a key figure in shaping historic legislation to protect wilderness for its own sake. Learn about his battle to defend the Rainy Lake watershed from innundation by a planned series of dams and see a slideshow of Jim Brandenburg images taken at Mallard Island—Oberholtzer's Rainy Lake retreat.

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The Essence of Place

Three American masters create artworks that express their personal visions of natural elements close to home. See their art and watch videos of these Minnesota-inspired artists at work.

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For your family and friends—youngsters and grownups who love the outdoors—you can give holiday gift subscriptions to Minnesota Conservation Volunteer.

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MCV archives

Reading the magazine's inaugural October 1940 issue or a story from last year is just a click away.

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New MCV iPad app

Look at some of the wild and natural places you've helped save through the 2008 Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment.

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Interactive Bird Songs

See and hear 24 birds commonly found in Minnesota.

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