Watershed Board Approves Step Toward Acquiring Property

Citing water quality improvements and wetland protection, the Shell Rock River Watershed District board on Tuesday approved an amended option agreement for a property acquisition opposed by surrounding landowners.

Nine community members, including several property owners, township representatives from Manchester and Pickerel Lake and former state Rep. Dan Dorman addressed the board about safety, fiscal, conservation, property maintenance and transparency concerns with an approximately 85-acre parcel of land that includes a portion of Church Lake and extends to the west of the water body. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Area Wildlife Manager Jeanine Vorland spoke in support of the project.

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