Angie Eckel

Bison or Buffalo?

Whatever you call them, this charismatic and iconic animal is certainly something that demands your attention. Learn about the herd at Belwin Bison.

Categories: Animals, Bison, Land Management, Notes from the Land, Partnerships, Seasonal

Preparing Belwin’s Newest Preserve for the Public

Belwin is hard at work developing the Oxbow Trails property, located along St. Croix Trail South and Valley Creek. Trails open in Fall 2022.

Categories: Land Management, Meadowlark Newsletter, Spring-Summer 2022

Building for Community

Celebrating a newly formed partnership with the American Indian Family Center and looking to the future of what we can accomplish together.

Categories: Arts, Culture, and Ecology, Education, Partnerships, Spring-Summer 2022

Art in the 4Ground: Midwest Land Art Biennial

Belwin is one of more than 20 host sites for the 4Ground: Midwest Land Art Biennial event taking place June through August 2022.

Categories: Arts, Culture, and Ecology, Events, Meadowlark Newsletter, Partnerships, Spring-Summer 2022

The Meadowlark: Spring/Summer 2022

In this issue of our biannual newsletter, read about the new property and trail names at Belwin including Oxbow Trails, our partnership with the American Indian Family Center, new Belwin staff members, and our participation in the inaugural 4Ground: Midwest Land Art Biennial in partnership with Franconia Sculpture Park and Arts Midwest.

Categories: Meadowlark Newsletter, Spring-Summer 2022


We are currently holding events at Belwin in accordance with CDC guidelines. Please see individual event descriptions for details regarding COVID-19 safety measures. We are continuously monitoring the circumstances surrounding COVID-19 and will modify events as needed in order to follow current public health recommendations.

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Why Belwin Matters

We spark passion for wild places through conservation, education, and immersive experiences on more than 1,500 acres in Minnesota’s Saint Croix Valley.


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