Forever Northwoods
Minnesota | Wisconsin | Michigan

What We’re Doing
Protecting thousands of acres throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin & Michigan

Our Goal
To protect and guarantee public access to the Northwoods for generations to come

Our goal over
the next 5 years
25
miles of shoreline to protect and provide access to public waters
25,000
acres of land to safeguard
Protected
25
special places to conserve and connect everyone to the outdoors
This iconic landscape needs your help
TPL’s Northwoods Initiative

By partnering with communities, landowners and public agencies, TPL’s Northwoods Initiative works to protect water quality, prevent forest fragmentation, manage resources sustainably to maintain local economies, negotiate win-win outcomes for all stakeholders, and keep people connected to recreational opportunities in wilderness and natural areas.

Get in Touch with Our Minnesota Team
St. Paul Office

2610 University Avenue
Suite 300
St. Paul, MN, 55114
(651) 760-0179
minnesota@tpl.org

Vice President Midwest Region, Minnesota State Director

651-999-5317
susan.schmidt@tpl.org

Heather Ring
Director of Philanthropy
Midwest Region
heather.ring@tpl.org