Blaine Wetland Sanctuary

               
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Area and County

Anoka County

 

 

 


Size

Over 500 acres

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11980 Lexington Ave NE, Blaine, MN
N45 11.236, W93 9.934

 
Hiking Trails

0.81 miles paved
0.95 gravel/boardwalk

 
Hunting

No hunting


Ecological Classification

Province

Eastern Broadleaf Forest Province

Ecological Classification

Section

Minnesota & NE Iowa Morainal

Subsection(s)

Anoka Sand Plain

Land Type Association(s)

Anoka Lake Plain

 
Native Plant Communities1

Not mapped (10/31/2017)

 
Natural Features

Rich fen, poor fen, wet meadow, and upland forest


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Blaine

           
 
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City of Blaine


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  Blaine Opens Wetland Sanctuary
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Published on Aug 17, 2017

The Blaine Wetland Sanctuary is open to the public after years of restoration and paperwork. The 500-acre open space is a great spot to exercise, relax or connect with nature.

 
     
  Blaine Wetland Boardwalk
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Published on Sep 26, 2017

How do we install boardwalk in the middle of a swamp? With customized power buggies of course. The Blaine Wetland Boardwalk is almost finished!

Project Gallery and Summary: http://www.petersoncompanies.net/commercial/project/blaine-wetland-boardwalk

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Buddha by Kontekst https://soundcloud.com/kontekstmusic
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  Blaine Wetland Boardwalk Completed
Peterson Companies, Inc
 
   
 
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Published on Jan 18, 2018

Connecting two neighborhoods in this Twin Cities suburb, the Blaine Wetland Boardwalk is 4,881 feet of boardwalk and trail.

Project Gallery and Summary: http://www.petersoncompanies.net/commercial/project/blaine-wetland-boardwalk

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Reminisce by A Himitsu https://soundcloud.com/a-himitsu
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Plants

Two plant species with conservation status in Minnesota are found here:

 

Endangered

twisted yelloweyed grass (Xyris torta)

 

Threatened

lance-leaved violet (Viola lanceolata ssp. lanceolata)

 
 

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