The Lands and Minerals Regional Operations Section
- Serves DNR resource managers, counties, local governments, companies, and citizens in processing leases, utility licenses, easements, sales, reviews for tax-forfeited land transactions, land exchanges, trespass issues, appraisals and appraisal review, land value establishments, and mineral management and reclamation efforts;
- Provides technical assistance for state land acquisition projects;
- Provides leadership and facilitation for long range regional land management planning by participating in the DNR Regional Management Teams (RMTs) and regional acquisition committees;
- Represents the Division as the point of contact in each region in directing, coordinating, and monitoring land transactions and mineral resource management efforts.
For more information, please contact the Regional Operations Supervisor or Coordinator in your region of the state, using the accompanying map and table.
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REGION 1 - Northwest Minnesota
Counties in Region 1
REGION 2 - Northeast Minnesota
Counties in Region 2
REGION 3 - Central Minnesota
Counties in Region 3
REGION 4 - Southern Minnesota
Benjamin J. Schaefer
Counties in Region 4