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Continued: Dakota County naturalists get kids, adults for Boundary Waters

  • Article by: LIZ ROLFSMEIER , Special to the Star Tribune
  • Last update: July 13, 2013 - 4:41 PM

“It’s really gorgeous,” said Austin Aho, a coordinator of the Mississippi River Challenge. “It’s undeveloped. It feels like the Boundary Waters. I was out there last weekend, and we saw baby eagles.”

Aho also urged people to consider the annual Mississippi River Challenge, coming up July 27-28. The fundraiser travels a stretch of the river along Dakota County as part of its course.

“All skill levels are welcome,” Aho said.

 

Liz Rolfsmeier is a Twin Cities freelance writer.

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