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Voyageurs National Park gets a little bigger

The Park Association's Preservation Initiative made its biggest purchase yet, acquiring 61 acres of private land on the Kabetogama Peninsula. The Park Service will remove structures from the land, which includes sandy shoreline and boreal forest.
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The Park Association's Preservation Initiative made its biggest purchase yet, acquiring 61 acres of private land on the Kabetogama Peninsula. The Park Service will remove structures from the land, which includes sandy shoreline and boreal forest.

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