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RECENT NEWS > December 14, 2020

A Legacy of Land Protection

Thirty-five acres of Shelby County agricultural land came under protection this year, right next to the venerated old growth forest of Meltzer Woods. The Land Trust purchased the property from the Spalding family, descendants of the forest's original champion, Brady Meltzer. The land had been in the family since 1857.

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