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June 15, 2022

NLC to Present at States of the Lakes Area Event

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April 1, 2022

National Loon Center Launches Loon Research Ambassador Program for 2022

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January 18, 2022

National Loon Center and Snarky Loon Brewing Co. Partner to Form the Loon Platoon

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November 15, 2021

Land Acquired As Part of Loon Habitat Preservation Project

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November 2, 2021

National Loon Center Gears Up for Give to the Max 2021

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November 1, 2021

National Loon Center Welcomes Two New Staff Members

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August 27, 2021

National Loon Center Receives Grants Supporting the Launch of its Floating Classroom

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May 12, 2021

National Loon Center will facilitate research to learn causes of loon mortality

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March 31, 2021

National Loon Center to Begin Population Study of Loons in Minnesota's Brainerd Lakes Area

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December 7, 2020

National Loon Center Welcomes First Executive Director

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November 13, 2020

Questions about the National Loon Center answered in our Frequently Asked Questions publication

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November 10, 2020

Grant will help construct National Loon Center in Crosslake

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September 30, 2019

Board member Carrol Henderson's story featured on Minnesota Bound

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July 23, 2019

MN local's video of loon swimming underwater goes viral

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June 5, 2019

Minnesota lawmakers approve $4 million to build National Loon Center in Crosslake

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January 30, 2019

Teen captures incredible photo of baby loon

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June 2018

National Loon Center Market and feasibility report published in partnership with the University of Minnesota

Market and Feasibility Study

May 18, 2018

Widseth Smith Nolting creates award-winning video for National Loon Center

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February 2018

National Loon Center Master Plan is developed in partnership with the University of Minnesota

Community Input & Master Plan

September 13, 2016

A pair of common loons adopt a goldeneye duckling

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The Center’s Progress

November 2021

Begin site improvements at Crosslake Recreation Area

December 2021

Complete archeological reviews and site planning at the Crosslake Recreation Area

July 2019

National Loon Center finalizes 25 year land lease with US Army Corps of Engineers

June 2019

Minnesota lawmakers approve $4 million to build National Loon Center in Crosslake

May 2018

The University of Minnesota’s Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA), Central Regional Sustainable Development Partnership, Department of Applied Economics and the National Loon Center Foundation produce our Market Feasibility Study and Impact Assessment

January 2018

National Loon Center Community Input and Master Plan developed by the University of Minnesota Center for Sustainable Building Research

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